*the bloodiest battle of the Civil War, had an estimated 57,225 casualties over three days*was fought July 1-3, 1863*turning point of the Civil War *UNION WINS!
Maj. Gen. George Meade
Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton
**Control of the Mississippi River was a vital economic factor for the North and the South, an essential waterway for farmers shipping their goods.*fought from May 18, 1863 to July 4, 1863*UNION WINS AGAIN!
Gen. Ulysses S. Grant
Gen. Robert E. Lee
**was the final battle fought by the Army of Northern Virginia, commanded by Gen. Robert E. Lee.*took place on April 9, 1865*Lee’s forces surrendered & the men met at the courthouse to call ceasefire, eventhough small battles still occurred until June 23, 1865*UNION WINS AGAIN!