The Battle Of Gettysburg: Defeat Of The American Civil War

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The Battle Of Gettysburg The war I have chosen is The Battle of Gettysburg. The battle of Gettysburg started in July 1 to July 3, 1863. The battle of Gettysburg was important battle in the American Civil War. It was the thing that made them retreat of the Civil War. Lincoln made ¨Gettysburg Address¨ the was a speech. Actual Address only few minutes. His speech redefines the purpose of war. Lee’s army was of 75,000 soldiers headed north through Maryland into Pennsylvania. Lee’s was forced to retreat into Virginia ending the hopes of the confederacy for victory. In the battle confederate casualties numbered were more than 25,000 and union casualties were more than 20,000.

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