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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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