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    Gettysburg Campaign Essay

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    Use of Cavalry in the Gettysburg Campaign SSG Schumacher. John P. SLC Class 15-005 C.S.A.’s Use of Cavalry in the Gettysburg Campaign The purpose of this paper is conduct battle analysis of Lee’s Second Invasion of the North which led to Gettysburg Campaign during the American Civil War and to identify how this battle’s outcome could have changed had intelligence been used differently. I assert that had the Army of Northern Virginia of the Confederate States of America utilized its attached intelligence support in the form of cavalry more appropriately prior to the battle, that it is possible that the Battle of Gettysburg or another battle in the same campaign would have been a Confederate victory. Additionally, this would have led to a truce between the two…

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    greatest of such leaders. Being from the South, Lee chose to participate in the war as part of the Confederacy. For the first three years of war, Robert E. Lee acted as the commander of the Northern Virginia Army. The Northern Virginian Army was a tandem of warriors feared in the Union as an efficient war machine. He spent the last year of war as the head of the Confederate Army. Following up to the Civil War, Lee had grew a reputation as one of the best battle strategists of his generation. The…

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    at Gettysburg. General Robert E. Lee’s first attempt to win at The Battle of Antietam was a failure. So in June 1863, General Lee decided to try again. This time he would march North to Pennsylvania and have the Union army of Potomac pursue him. When they did follow him Lee would chose a ground that would terrify the Northern Union and impress the British…

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    casualties than the original Battle of Bull Run. Taken place in Northern Virginia it was a battle between Union and Confederate Armies on August 28-30 1862. John Pope led the Union army, and on the Confederate side General Robert E. Lee led the way. The Union army had the most casualties while the Confederate army suffered loses but minimal compared to the Union army. Major General George B McClellan demoted from overall command by President Abraham Lincoln, would only command the…

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    Two Military Genius

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    The killer instincts and deference of Robert E. Lee and Thomas J. Jackson claimed many victories for the Confederate Army and helped the army endure a long harsh battle against the Union. As General of the Confederate army Robert E. Lee demonstrated his military genius through his ability to anticipate enemy movements. Lee also showed his military genius through developing new battle tactics that positioned his generals to take strategic territories towards the northern border of Virginia.Thomas…

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    The article I read was The American Civil War The Battle of Gettysburg, from http://www.ducksters.com/history/battle_of_gettysburg.phpAmerican I read about the The battle took place on July 1-3 1863 Gettysburg Pennsylvania. Robert E Lee invaded the north, the north held him off. That was a huge turn around in the war. Robert E Lee lead the south’s army. The north was lead by General George.The battle ended up taking place over three days, the south outnumbered the north and caused them to…

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    Well many would say yes, but there was still many battles and historic moments that went on into 1864, but it was a huge win for the Union as it was there first major win against General Lee and his confederates army. To put on top of all that the Battle of Gettysburg did heavy damage to General Lee’s forces between enlisted and officers. With all that I would have to agree that it was a major turning point in the war first win against General Lee’s boosted morale and put a dent in the…

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    “turning point” of American Civil War. After this battle, confederate army had never taken offensive to the north again and eventually lost the war. The battle of Gettysburg took place at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania July 1-- July 3, 1863 and ended up with Confederacy 's defeat, which broke the myth of confederate’s invincibility and caused large number of casualties. However, this failure could be easily avoided by correcting the tactics. General Lee and General Longstreet had several disagreements…

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    through three blazing summer days in which blood is shed profusely on both sides. Throughout Killer Angels, the viewpoints and accounts of several key individuals are provided which ultimately highlights the brutality of the Battle of Gettysburg, the purposes that fueled the Union and Confederate armies, and the thought process behind decisions that directly affected the outcome of the…

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    The Killer Angels Summary

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    The novel “The Killer Angels”, written by Michael Shaara, tells about the Battle of Gettysburg, one of the most pivotal conflict during the American Civil War. It is common knowledge that Confederate General Robert E. Lee led his army of 70,000 to the small town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania after gaining a victory against Union forces at Chancellorsville, Virginia. He believed that with a recent win his troops were ready to attack and defeat the North. The battle took place from July 1 to July 3…

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