The Battle of Gettysburg (local Listeni/ˈɡɛtɨsbɜrɡ/, with an /s/ sound) was fought July 1–3, 1863, in and around the town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania between Union and Confederate forces during the American Civil War. The battle involved the largest number of casualties of the entire war and is often described as the war's turning point.  Union Maj. Gen. George Meade's Army of the Potomac defeated attacks by Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia, ending Lee's attempt to invade the North.
The Battle of Gettysburg by: Frank Aretas Haskill
Do not assume that you have to pay for great reading. If you are interested in this epic battle the perspective of this field officer is a good read. Worth your time!
Perfect for any reading project
This is great for a free book, heck I would pay for this. The description is great, it is almost as descriptive as Tolkien's works. This is perfect for any U.S. History book project, quick easy read to explain one of the most strategic battles ever fought.
I felt as if I too were there. I felt the earth tremble, heard the deafening roar of canon and musket. I could see the carnage of men upon the field. Hear the cry’s of the wounded. His narrative was easy to follow. His story is supported by the writings of others who were there.