Who was in command of the Army of Northern Virginia in 1863?
Why did this Confederate general want to invade and have a victory in the north?
Where specifically is Gettysburg located in Pennsylvania?
How many troops did the Confederates have? Union?
Who led the Union Army?
How long was the Confederate line?
Describe the defensive position of the North.
July 2, 1863
The second day of battle was initiated by a series of _____________and _________Confederate attacks on the Union __________ position south of the town. While simultaneous attacks were supposed to have occurred on Culp's Hill and Cemetery Ridge, the attacks took place____ hours apart and were ___________. Though Union forces held onto Culp's Hill, the __________forces did drive back the Union troops in areas referred to as the Peach Orchard, Wheatfield, Valley of Death and Devils Den with a staggering amount of __________. The Confederate advance of the right flank had initially succeeded but was stopped by heroic efforts of Union forces in an area known as ____________
Why did General Lee believe his army was invincible?
Northern General Meade held a council of war and what decision did he make regarding the Union’s position for battle the next day?
Which army did General George Armstrong Custer serve?