The Battle of Gettysburg, fought from July 1 to July 3, 1863, is considered the most important engagement of the American Civil War. After a great victory over Union forces at Chancellorsville, General Robert E. Lee marched his Army of Northern Virginia into Pennsylvania in late June 1863. On July 1, the advancing Confederates clashed [...]
Today is the 160th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg. After three days of hard fighting, the two armies suffered between 46,000 and 51,000 casualties.