Civil War Tour: Gettysburg National Military Park

Photography: James T. Parks After a successful Confederate victory at Chancellorsville, VA, General Lee initiates a second invasion of the North. The bulk of his forces proceed north through the Shenandoah Valley into Pennsylvania. Union General Meade, recently elevated as Union commander of the Army of the Potomac, is also in Pennsylvania, searching for Lee’s Confederate Army of Northern Virginia. Contingents of each Army converge near the prosperous crossroads town of Gettysburg, PA on July 1, 1863--and the bloodshed promptly begins. By the next day, both armies had arrived in full force and faced off from opposing ridgelines across a broad valley. Confederate forces attack the Union’s le

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