What was the turning point of the Battle of Gettysburg?

Answer 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 »

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Why was the battle of Gettysburg a turning point?

The Battle of Gettysburg (July 1-3, 1863), which claimed the lives of nearly 50,000 Union and Confederate Soldiers, went down in history as the bloodiest battle of the American Civil War. It also s... Read More »

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 cause of the Battle of Gettysburg?

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 »

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 »