Which Confederate unit reached the Union wall at Gettysburg?

Answer The 57th Virginia Infantry Company B, led by General Lewis A. Armistead, breached the Union wall at Cemetery Ridge during Pickett's Charge at the Battle of Gettysburg. A total of 151 of the unit's ... Read More »

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Where did the Confederate soldiers in the Battle of Gettysburg sleep?

As with most other battles during the Civil War, Confederate soldiers endured challenging living conditions during the Battle of Gettysburg. Some soldiers slept in tents in a camp. Those who did no... Read More »

Did the Union use railguns in the Battle of Gettysburg?

The first working railgun, or ElectroMagnetic Accelerator, was created in 1844 by Joachim Hansler. Railguns were not used at the Battle of Gettysburg. Neither Union nor Confederate soldiers used su... Read More »

Who was the commander of the Union troops in the battle at Gettysburg?

Appointed by President Abraham Lincoln three days before battle, Maj. Gen. George Gordon Meade led the Army of the Potomac against Gen. Lee's Confederate forces in the Battle of Gettysburg.Referenc... Read More »

Who was general of the Union army in the battle of Gettysburg?

George G. Meade-was a career United States Army officer and civil engineer involved in coastal construction, including several lighthouses. He fought with distinction in the Seminole War and Mexica... Read More »