Why was the battle of Gettysburg such an important northern victory?

Answer On One Hand: Southern Victory Would Have Been Disasterous.The commander of the Southern forces, Robert E Lee, was engaged in an invasion of the Northern states at the time of the Battle. Gettysburg... Read More »

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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 »

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 »

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 »