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Battle of Gettysburg. By: Ellie Jacobs and Daniel Trump. Interesting facts. July 1st, 1863 Battle lasted three days. The Gettysburg address came from this battle. The confederate had a total of 75,000 men. The union had a total of 90,000 men. Day 1.

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Battle of gettysburg

Battle of Gettysburg

By: Ellie Jacobs and Daniel Trump


Interesting facts

Interesting facts.

  • July 1st, 1863

  • Battle lasted three days.

  • The Gettysburg address came from this battle.

  • The confederate had a total of 75,000 men.

  • The union had a total of 90,000 men.


Day 1

Day 1

  • Robert E. Lee decided to take war north

  • also wanted attention at Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington


Day 1 continued

Day 1 continued

  • Confederate troops attacked union Calvary

  • Union pushed confederates back

  • They prevailed until afternoon when war confederates came.


Day 2

Day 2

  • July 2

  • The battle lines moved two acres

  • James Longstreet (confederate) broke through Sickle’s lines

  • R. S. Ewells (Union) took over East Cemetery hill and Culp’s hill

  • The confederates were very close to taking over the unions supply trains.


Day 3

Day 3

  • July 3

  • Robert Lee tried to soften Union lines

  • George E. Pickett used 15,000 confederate troops to try and assault the union.


Day 3 continued

Day 3 continued

  • In 50 minutes 10,000 became casualties from the attack.

  • He failed to break through union lines.

  • More then 66% of general pickett's men died.


Union casualties

Union Casualties

  • There were 3,155 killed

  • 4,530 wounded

  • 5,365 missing

  • 27% of army were killed, wounded, or missing.


Confederate casualties

Confederate Casualties

  • There were 2,600-4,500 killed

  • 12,800 wounded

  • 5,250 missing

  • 30-34% of the army were killed, wounded, or missing.


Conclusion

Conclusion

  • Confederate retreated.

  • The union won.

  • Gettysburg was one of the most largest and most crucial battles.


Work cited

Work cited

  • http://www.sonofthesouth.net/leefoundation/civil-war/1863/august/battle-gettysburg.jpg

  • http://americancivilwar.com/getty.html

  • http://www.visit-gettysburg.com/images/day-1-battle-lines.jpg


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