Comments for: Gettysburg: 3-day Civil War battle whose significance is still debated 150 years later

Posted June 30, 2013, at 12:05 p.m.

Ten major roads came together at Gettysburg in 1863. That convergence allowed Union and Confederate forces to assemble there quickly for a three-day fight that remains the biggest and bloodiest battle on U.S. soil. By the evening of July 3, about one in four of the 94,000 Northern soldiers was …

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