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 »

Who was the first to die in the Battle of Gettysburg?

Pvt. George Washington Sandoe of the 21st Pennsylvania Cavalry was the first Union soldier killed at the Battle of Gettysburg. He died June 26, 1863 as the Confederate army began its first assault ... 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 »

Why was the battle at Gettysburg important?

The battle at Gettysburg lasted three days, from July 1 to July 3, 1863. The battle was the largest ever fought in the United States. The decline of the Confederate Army started at Gettysburg, wher... Read More »