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Gettysburg Powerpoint

  1. 1. By Chelsey Helzer
  2. 2.  Quick Glance: Gettysburg  Major Generals  In-depth Perspective  Overall Significance of Battle  Gettysburg Address  Remembering Gettysburg
  3. 3.  July 1-3, 1863  Gettysburg, PA  Union victory  Union casualties: 23,040  Confederate casualties: 22,000-25,000 (estimate)
  4. 4. Meade Reynolds Buford Doubleday Hancock
  5. 5. Robert E. Lee Longstreet Pickett Stuart Others
  6. 6.  Confederates on the offensive  Army Strength  President Lincoln’s hopes for the battle  Pickett’s Charge  Meade’s Blunder
  7. 7.  Demoralizing Confederate Defeat  Military and Political Control  European Support Withdrawn  Union Advantages Gained as a Result Source: http://www.buzzle.com/articles/battle-of-gettysburg-timeline-and-significance.html
  8. 8.  Abraham Lincoln  November 19, 1863  Key Points of Speech  Discuss Charles Sumner’s “monumental act” statement Source: http://showcase.netins.net/web/creative/lincoln/speeches/gettysburg.htm
  9. 9.  Cemetery Hill  Dedication: President Lincoln  National Soldiers’ Cemetery Source: www.gettysburgphotonotes.com/plaintombstones.jpg Source: http://www.sonofthesouth.net/leefoundation/battle-gettysburg.htm
  10. 10.  Unless otherwise noted, all information was gathered from: http://americanhistory.about.com/library/fas tfacts/blffcwbattles1.htm

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