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5 Little Known Facts About Gettysburg

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 12:01 AM

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The Battle of Gettysburg

The Battle of Gettysburg is commonly known as the battle that changed the course of the Civil war. Most people know the general location of Gettysburg; they know who the combatants were; everyone knows the outcome of the battle. However, there are some things that most people do not know. Below are 5 things that may surprise you about the Battle of Gettysburg.   1. General Meade’s Command General Meade was the commander of the Union army during the Battle of Gettysburg. He was a brilliant officer and was respected by his troops. Few know that Meade was given command… Read the rest of this entry »