Robert E. Lee begins his campaign to invade the North.
Confederate General Robert E. Lee tries to invade Pennsylvania, but meets the Union forces.
July 1, 1863
The Confederate General Robert E. Lee loses to the Union in Pennsylvania and retreats back to the South. There are many causalities on both sides.
July 4, 1863
The Battle of Gettysburg was against the two major parties during the Civil War, which was the Confederates and the Union. The two generals that lead the armies in battle were Union General Ulysses S. Grant and Confederate General Robert E. Lee.
While Confederate General Robert E. Lee was continuing his campaign to invade the North he traveled into Pennsylvania where he came across the Union Army led by Union General Ulysses S. Grant. Conflict ensued between the two forces ending up in one of the bloodiest battles in history. Although the Union won, there were casualties on both sides.
The Battle of Gettysburg occurred on July 1, 1863 and went to July 3, 1863. The Battle of Gettysburg went on for three whole days until it finally ended on July 3, 1863.
The Battle of Gettysburg occurred in the Union state of Pennsylvania in a town called Gettysburg hence the name the Battle of Gettysburg.
The Battle of Gettysburg initially started as a chance encounter between the Union and the Confederate Army. After Confederate Generals Robert E. Lee's victory at the Battle of Chancellorsville in Virginia, he decided to try and invade the North, which eventually led to a conflict in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
The Confederate General Robert E. Lee takes his army to Pennsylvania hoping to win against the Union and invade the North but loses.