Turning Point of The Civil War
Facts of The Battle of Gettysburg
2) It is known as the bloodiest battle of the Civil war with both sides combined taking a total of 51,000 casualties
3) THis was a turning point battle for the Union b/c they crippled the Confederate army from this victory
4) There were 2 generals fighitng this battle, Rober E. Lee, the Confederate general, and George Meade, the Union general
5) On November 19, 1863, President Lincoln gave a speech called the Gettysburg Address commemorating all of the soldiers who died fighting for their country there
The Battle Begins
Fighting begins to take place on July 1, 1863, it will last for a total 3 days.
The Struggle For Victory
This shows the fighting between the Union and the Confederacy.
This shows only a few of thousands that died in the Battle of Gettysburg.