Gettysburg

The Turning Point

Nathan Anderson

Background Info

-Battle took place in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

-Took place from July 1, 1863 through July 3, 1863

-This battle is significant because it is the turning point in the war, when it is over the South has nobody left to fight with, they have been crippled.

-The Union suffered 23,049 casualties, the South suffered 28,063 casualties

-The leading Union General was George Meade

-The leading Confederate General was Robert E. Lee

The Pictures

I chose these pictures because they show some of the death and destruction that happened at Gettysburg. Some people do not know who led and who fought and died in the bloodiest battle of the Civil War.