The battle of Gettysburg took place in Gettysburg Pennsylvania in 1863. It
continued for three days in July the 1st through the 3rd. it was one of the
largest battles of the civil war. The union began with 93,921 soldiers and the
confederates with 71,699 soldiers. In the end the total casualties numbered at
46,286, 23,055 union casualties, and 23,231 confederacy. General George G.
Meade and the confederacy by general Robert E. Lee commanded the union
army. It pronounced a Union victory and an address was given by president
Lincoln known as the Gettysburg address which can be viewed at this