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  1. The Battle of Gettysburg marked the turning point of the Civil War. With more than 50,000 estimated casualties, the three-day engagement was the bloodiest single battle of the conflict. How it ended. Union victory. Gettysburg ended Confederate general Robert E. Lee’s ambitious second quest to invade the North and bring the Civil War to a ...

  2. The Battlefield of Gettysburg, 1863. The Battle of Gettysburg ( locally / ˈɡɛtɪsbɜːrɡ / ( listen)) [11] was fought July 1–3, 1863, in and around the town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, by Union and Confederate forces during the American Civil War. In the battle, Union Major General George Meade 's Army of the Potomac defeated attacks by ...

    • July 1–3, 1863
    • Union victory
  3. Oct 29, 2009 · The Battle of Gettysburg, fought over three hot summer days, from July 1 to July 3, 1863, is considered the most important engagement of the American Civil War. The South lost the battle—and ...

  4. Dec 17, 2011 · At Gettysburg, Lee begins his retreat to Virginia. July 10-11, 1863- US naval and land forces attack Confederate defenses near Charleston, South Carolina. Among the United States troops is the 54th Massachusetts Colored Infantry, the first African American regiment of volunteers to see combat in the Civil War.

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  6. Civil War Institute. The Civil War Institute (CWI) brings together Gettysburg College students, general audiences, and scholars in an ongoing dialogue about the history of the Civil War era through public programming, student internship and fellowship programs, digital scholarship, teaching, curriculum management, and academic research.

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