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

Answer 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 »

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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 did the Battle of Gettysburg happen?

The Battle of Gettysburg, the largest battle of the American Civil War, marked the climax of the war and the beginning of the end of the Confederate Army and Confederate States of America. Located ... Read More »

How many days did the Battle of Gettysburg take?

The Battle of Gettysburg was a defining battle of the U.S. Civil War. It was fought by the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia and the Union Army of the Potomac. It lasted three days, from July 1... 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 »