of a small town called Gettysburg on July 1-3 1863, the Confederate
Army and the Union Army fought in the larges battle in the western
hemisphere. Here, more men died than any other place in North
America. Both sides suffered an estimated 51.000 casualties.
The battle of Gettysburg is the bloodiest battle in American
history. This battle was the turning point of the war, the casualties
were so great that never again did the Confederate Army possess
the moral and physical strength to invade the Union.
the opening shot at 7:30 A.m on July 1, 1863 to 4 P.m on July
3, more than 569 tons of ammunition had been expended. The battle
of Gettysburg was fought with 172.000 men and 634 cannons, and
beside the casualties of 51.000 men, more than 5000 horses were
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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania Welcome Center
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