Battle of Gettysburg

The South's Furthest Advance into the North

The Facts of the Battle

  • The Battle of Gettysburg was a battle that was in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania between the Confederacy's Robert E. Lee and Union General George G. Meade
  • July 1- 3, 1863
  • It was the CSA's farthest invasion into the North by Lee.
  • Turning point of the war.
  • Union Army of the Potomac- 93,921
  • Confederate Army of Northern Virginia- 77,699
  • Ended in a Union Victory
  • Lee's army diminished and he lost enough troops to realize that he cannot invade the North again.

The Confederate Charge

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The Union Charge

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