The Battle of Gettysburg
By: Victoria Wanta
What was this battle?
The Battle of Gettysburg was 3 days long. In this battle the South had invaded the North hoping for a victory but that wasn't what they had gotten. It was the turning point for the North because the South had lost this battle which weakened them.
Why is this battle important today?
This battle is important to us because if the Union soldiers lost the Battle of Gettysburg the U.S would be different than it is now. For example, we might still have slavery today.
How and why did this battle occur?
This battle was started because General Robert E. Lee lead his troops to invade the North hoping for a victory. Instead his plan backfired and the Confederacy states lost this battle.