What was the cause of the Battle of Gettysburg?

Answer The Battle of Gettysburg occurred July 1 through 3, 1863. Prior to 1861, the American states were separate with separate rules. The southern states elected their own president (Jefferson Davis) in ... Read More »

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What general won the Battle of Gettysburg?

Gen. Robert E. Lee admittedly gambled on the battle of Gettysburg, and it did not pay off when his army was defeated by that of Gen. George G. Meade. The battle took place from July 1 through July ... Read More »

What was the turning point of the Battle of Gettysburg?

On One Hand: General Warren Saved Little Round TopOn the second day of the battle, a Confederate attack on the Union flank became known as "Bloody Run" as the attack broke through lines in both the... Read More »

What time did the Battle of Gettysburg start?

The first shots of the Battle of Gettysburg rang out at about 7:30 a.m. on July 1, 1863. The shots were exchanged between cavalry under the command of Union Gen. John Buford and Confederate troops ... Read More »

What state did the battle of gettysburg take place in?

The Battle of Gettysburg, considered the "turning point" of the Civil War, took place in the state of Pennsylvania beginning on July 1, 1863 and ending on July 3, 1863. The bloodiest battle of the ... Read More »