Battle of Gettysburg
July 1st- July 3rd, 1863
Robert E. Lee- Robert Edward Lee was an American general known for commanding the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia in the American Civil War from 1862 until his surrender in 1865.
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What is the significance of this battle?
The loss of Lee's army kept the Confederates from invading the North fr a second time. More than 51,000 casualties fell during the three-day battle, thus making it the bloodiest battle in history. This was also the turning point of the civil war because it was such a large win for the union.