Gettysburg Address By Robert E Lee

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The Battle of Gettysburg was the largest battle fought in the Civil War. The plan was for Robert E. Lee to attempt another invasion of the North. He hoped to captured another northern city which could help persuade the North to seek peace. On the 3rd day of the battle, Robert E. Lee commands an attack on the center of the Union. George Pickett leads 15,000 Confederate soldiers in a charge across the ground which separated the two.As a result, half were kiolled by cannon fire or bullets from the Union troops. The Union took the victory home. The Gettysburg Address which was delivered by Abraham Lincoln followed.
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