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Which campaign was the Battle of Gettysburg part of?
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|Date||June 3 – July 24, 1863|
|Location||Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia|
|Result||Union victory: end of Confederate offensive and invasion of the North.|
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Regarding this, which campaign was Gettysburg part of?
American Civil War
what was the objective of the Battle of Gettysburg? Gettysburg was the turning point of the American Civil War. In an attempt to prevent the Union from capturing Vicksburg and gaining control of the Mississippi, General Lee ended up in the initial fighting at Gettysburg on July 1, 1863.
One may also ask, when was the Gettysburg campaign?
June 9, 1863
Why did General Lee lose at Gettysburg?
The Army of the Potomac was too weak to pursue the Confederates, and Lee led his army out of the North, never to invade it again. The Battle of Gettysburg was the turning point in the Civil War, costing the Union 23,000 killed, wounded, or missing in action.