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26 civil war gettysburg (11)

  1. 1. Gettysburg Turning Point of the War
  2. 2. <ul><li>Lee decides to invade N. again </li></ul><ul><ul><li>This time into a free state </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Convince the North that they can’t win </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gen. Meade pursues </li></ul></ul>
  3. 4. Commanders <ul><li>Lee - CSA </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Longstreet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Pickett & Armistead </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Meade - USA </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hancock & Buford </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Chamberlain </li></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 7. Problem for Lee <ul><li>Cavalry General Jeb Stuart is off on a joy-ride </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lee’s Army is blind </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No idea where the Union army is </li></ul></ul>
  5. 9. 1st Day - July 1, 1863 <ul><li>Two armies “stumble into” each other </li></ul><ul><li>US Cavalry - Gen. Buford </li></ul><ul><li>Fought initial CSA units </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lost the town of Gettysburg, but. . . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Kept the High Ground for the Union </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Cemetery Ridge </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 10. Gen. Buford & Staff
  7. 11. Reynolds
  8. 12. Dead - 1st Day
  9. 13. 1st Day <ul><li>Evening </li></ul><ul><ul><li>More Union troops arrive </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dig in along Cemetery Ridge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Little Round Top </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>20th Maine - Col. Joshua Chamberlain </li></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 14. 20th Maine
  11. 15. 2nd Day - July 2, 1863 <ul><li>Most of armies have gathered </li></ul><ul><li>CSA Attacks </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Longstreet along US left Flank </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Little Round Top </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>20th Maine </li></ul></ul>
  12. 16. Little Round Top
  13. 17. Little Round Top
  14. 19. 20th Maine
  15. 20. 2nd Day <ul><li>**Watch Video Clip </li></ul><ul><li>Longstreet’s men make several attacks along the Union Left Flank </li></ul><ul><li>Chamberlain holds the line </li></ul><ul><ul><li>90 degree Angle </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Attack down the hill </li></ul></ul><ul><li>CSA attack is repulsed </li></ul><ul><li>Pull back to Seminary Ridge </li></ul>
  16. 21. CSA Dead - Devil’s Den
  17. 22. Devil’s Den
  18. 23. Below Little Round Top
  19. 24. CSA Dead - 2nd Day
  20. 25. Little Round Top
  21. 26. CSA Sharpshooter
  22. 27. 3rd Day - July 3, 1863 <ul><li>Lee orders an attack </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pickett - Division hasn’t seen battle </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Straight up the middle </li></ul><ul><ul><li>15,000 men </li></ul></ul>
  23. 28. Union Center
  24. 32. <ul><li>**Watch Video Clip </li></ul>
  25. 35. <ul><li>Video </li></ul>
  26. 36. 3rd Day <ul><li>CSA gets to the Wall </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Repulsed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>High Casualties </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Lee retreats into Virginia </li></ul><ul><li>Largest, Costliest Battle ever fought in the W. Hemisphere </li></ul>
  27. 37. Pickett’s Charge
  28. 39. CSA Prisoners
  29. 40. CSA Dead
  30. 41. Union Dead
  31. 42. Casualties <ul><li>Over 51,000 total in 3 days </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Union - 23,000 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Confederate - 28,000 </li></ul></ul>
  32. 43. <ul><li>Video </li></ul>
  33. 44. Outcome <ul><li>Lee’s army is devastated </li></ul><ul><ul><li>They will fight (and win) again, but it will never be as effective as it was before Gettysburg </li></ul></ul>

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