Battle of Gettysburg
Battle of Gettysburg (July 1-3, 1863), fought
in and around the town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, as part of
the Gettysburg Campaign, is the battle with the largest number
of casualties in the American Civil War and is often described
as the war's turning point.
Union Maj. Gen. George Gordon Meade's Army of the Potomac
defeats attacks by Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee's Army
Northern Virginia, ending Lee's invasion of the North.