Battle of Gettysburg/Appomattox
Updated: 4/20/2020
Battle of Gettysburg/Appomattox
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  • The battle of Gettysburg, July 1-3. 1863, in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
  • General Robert E. Lee of the Confederates.
  • And George Meade of the Union.
  • Lee thought it would be a good idea to influence North politicians to stop by penetrating the PA. His plan to engage the Union here, and destroy them.
  • He initiated a new fish hook strategy, attacking in the form of a fish hook.
  • But the terrain helped the Union fulfill its destined victory.A total of 51,112 casualties, the bloodiest single battle in the Civil War, and an end, were the outcomes.
  • The Appomattox Courthouse took place on April 6, 1865 in Virginia
  • Lee finally surrenders to Grant at Wilmer McLean's House
  • All confederate officers were pardoned and sent home with their property. Starving Confederate soldiers were give Union rations. This concluded the American Civil War.
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