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The Battle of Gettysburg

Introduction I have chosen to write about the battle of Gettysburg, because I found the American Civil War very interesting and I want to know more about that particularly battle mentioned above. I have seen one of many movies that been made over the battle of Gettysburg, it is the best and most realistic movie ever made over the battle. With this report I want to learn more about the battle than I already know, because there is a lot more in this subject for example why the it was at Gettysburg the bloodiest battle were fought and why the Confederate army lost the battle and not the Union army. Statement of problem I want to describe how the battle began and why it was at Gettysburg, plus analyse why it became the bloodiest battle under the American Civil War. Finally I want to estimate why the Civil War lasted about two more years after the three days bloody battle ended and could the war have had another outcome if the Confederate won over the Union. How did the battle began and why at Gettysburg Robert E. Lee, became more and more courageous after every decisive victory, it really became serious when he won two big battles at Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville, then his mind started to consider turning against North and he did and he first battle on the movement he won at Shenadore Valley. His plan was to march on the West side of the Blue Ridge mountains with the purpose to hide his movements from the Union army. His army, whom counted 62.000 soldiers, would go into the state known as West Virginia and therefrom further North at Maryland and Pennsylvania. When he had penetrated these areas he would go for one of the largest town as Philadelphia or preferably Washington D.C., because if they could win the battle they would introduce President Lincoln for a letter from President Davis, a letter about making peace between the Unions and Confederates states. As written it was not the plan to go anyway ne...

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