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The Battle of Gettysburg

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The battle of Gettysburg took place in Pennsylvania during the Civil War.
July 1 ~ July 3 , 1863
General George Gordon Meade & General Robert E. Lee
Where Was The Battle of Gettysburg?
Who Led The Battle of Gettysburg?
When Was The Battle of Gettysburg?
The Battle of Gettysburg was a fight between Union Major General George Gordon Meade's Army of the Potomac and Confederate General Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia.
General George Gordon Meade
The Battle of Gettysburg, fought from July 1 to July 3, 1863, is considered the most important engagement of the American Civil War. After a great victory over Union forces at Chancellorsville, General Robert E. Lee marched his Army of Northern Virginia into Pennsylvania in late June 1863.
Wednesday, July 1 , 1863
Vol XCIII, No. 311
What Happened?
What Happened During The Battle of Gettysburg?
During the battle of Gettysburg in 1863, the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia led by Robert E. Lee, attempted to gain control of the union capital only to be met by the union soldiers. On July 4, Lee began withdrawing his army toward Williamsport on the Potomac River, this concluding the Battle of Gettysburg.
The Battle of Gettysburg
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General Robert E. Lee
~The Gettysburg Address, Abraham Lincoln
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How Many Soldiers Were There?
What Happened After The Battle of Gettysburg?
After the Battle of Gettysburg the town rebuilt their city. Since this was such a small town it took a long time for it to be rebuilt with such a small number of people. After everything was rebuilt the town threw a big celebration and invited Abraham Lincoln to speak. On November 19, President Lincoln used the dedication ceremony for the Gettysburg National Cemetery to honor the fallen Union soldiers and redefine the purpose of the war in his historic Gettysburg Address.
“Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation, conceived in liberty
and dedicated to the proposition that all men are
created equal."

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Total
Union
3,150 14,500 5,165 22,815
Confederate
4,400 12,950 5,350 22,700
Total
7,
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50 27,450 10,515 45,515
Credits/Works Cited
Mrs.Bell for letting us choose our own project and giving us lots of time to do our projects
Mr. Joyce for showing me to Prezi.com
Wikepedia.com
Google.com
Prezi.com
History.org
Ask.com
TotalGettysburg.com
Gettysburg.StoneSentinels.com
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Video
Go onto Youtube.com and search:
The Battle of Gettysburg
and click on the video that says
'The Bloodiest Battle of The Civil War'
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