Battle of Gettysburg

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The Battle of Gettysburg is without question the most well known battle of the Civil War. Evidence of this is the Civil War reenactments, which take place the same days of the battle year after year. This paper will discuss the movements during the latter half of the Battle of Gettysburg such as the Wheatfield, The Peach Orchard, and Pickett’s Charge. The Wheatfield lays halfway between Little Round Top and the Peach Orchard, it’…

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…This battle was significant in the Civil War because it was the turning point for the North. After the Battle of Gettysburg everything started to fall apart for the Confederate troops. They lost most of their high-ranking competent officers and the moral of the army was nil. I feel if this engagement wouldn’t have taken place that the Civil war would have been a much longer fight, and many more people would have died.