The Battle Of Gettysburg: Turning Point Of The Civil War

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The Battle of Gettysburg is the turning point of the Civil War. the most determined battle that was fought in the war. The Battle of Gettysburg fought on July 1-3 1863. Burford sent his men to a defensive position at the hills and ridges to close the town down. While Hill’s men moved west. Burford’s men were waiting. On the end of the first day 90,000 Union troops led by General George Smith. Against 7,5000 Confederate, is commanded by General Lee. On the second day, the Confederates took out the Union troop from Gettysburg and took over the town. But the north held their position on Cemetery Ridge the high ground of south to Gettysburg. Lee ordered General James Longstreet to attack Cemetery Ridge Around 4 p.m. Longstreet troops has gone
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