Civil War

By: Jordan Whitt

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The Battle of Gettysburg

The Battle of Gettysburg lasted from July 1, 1863 to July 3, 1863. It was fought in and around Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. This battle involved the largest causalities of the entire war, and is known as the turning point. After the victory at Chancellorsville, General Lee led his army through the Shenandoah Valley to begin his second invasion of the North.