AMERICAN CIVIL WAR(1861 1865)
KEY CIVIL WAR BATTLES IN 1862[SOURCES]
(A) Battle of Bull Run
(B) Battle of Antietam
(C) ** Battle of Gettysburg
(D) Battle of Appomattox Courthouse
Concept note-1: -Adams County, PA | Jul 1-3, 1863. The Battle of Gettysburg marked the turning point of the Civil War. With more than 50, 000 estimated casualties, the three-day engagement was the bloodiest single battle of the conflict.
Concept note-2: -The Battle of Gettysburg fought on July 1–3, 1863, was the turning point of the Civil War for one main reason: Robert E. Lee’s plan to invade the North and force an immediate end to the war failed.
Concept note-3: -Union capture of Vicksburg and victory at Gettysburg (July 1863)
Concept note-4: -The Gettysburg Address In one famously brief speech, Lincoln consecrated the battlefield, honored the sacrifice of the soldiers who died there and redefined the war as a struggle not just for the Union, but for the nation.