Before the Battle of Gettysburg even started many soldiers had fought side by side in multiple battles as US Soldiers, where many friendships were born. Although the casualties were basically equal, the Battle of Gettysburg was the second and last great invasion the of the North, for the South had neither arms nor numbers to continue an assault, but the War dragged on for two more years.
Most importantly Gettysburg was the clash between the two major American Cultures of there time: the North and the South. Lee and the Confederate Army began their retreat back to Virginia. Abraham Lincoln, the commander and chief of the Union or Northern forces along with many other Northerners believed that slavery was not only completely wrong, but it was a great humiliation to America.
General Lee was determined to strike at the center of the Union Line believing that Meade would move most of his forces to sure up the flanks that barely held on the 2nd, and so ending day two.
The war between the Union and Confederacy had been in a sort of deadlock where each side could claim victories as easy as defeats.
Being one of the most pivotal and important events of the American Civil War, it stands today as a reminder of the senselessness and backwardness that the conflict brought our country, alongside a solemn memorial of violence.
They fought in the Battle of Gettysburg which was the worst battle of the Civil War. Tom enrolled as a private and Jeff as a drummer boy. In a speech like no other, given on the site of one of the bloodiest battlefields of the Civil War in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, the 16th President of the United States reflects the utter freedom and equality the nation was raised upon.
It began on July 1 and ended on July 3, The death total for the battle was great. Most importantly Gettysburg was the clash between the two major American Cultures of there time: the North and the South.