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    The small market town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, with a population of 2,400, recently hosted the latest battle of the Civil War. This battle was fought July 1-3, 1863. The Battle of Gettysburg is thought of as the most important clash of the Civil War. The Confederate’s casualties totalled to 28,000 out of 75,000 and the Union’s casualties totalled to 23,000/88,000. 160,000 people were involved. In Rappahannock, 866 Federals were killed and 523 Confederates killed with thousands of rebel casualties. The first day of the battle was July 1. General Robert E. Lee of the Confederates fought between General George G. Meade’s Union Army of the Potomac. The next day, July 2, the Confederates attacked the Federals. General Lee wanted his army to attack both flanks of…

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    In the Battle of Gettysburg, according to “The Killer Angels”, the southern generals made far too many mistakes that cost them the victory. In this battle, both sides made frequent mistakes, yet the South’s faults were far more fatal. These faults were the cause of the south’s loss of the battle, and the consequences that followed. The first disastrous mistake made by the South, was their faith in Jeb Stuart. Longstreet and the other generals in the Confederate army relied heavily on Stuart to…

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    Gettysburg Movie Analysis

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    I chose the film Gettysburg because it provides a great overview of the battle of Gettysburg. Gettysburg is a 1993 American war film. The film tells the story of the battle between the Union and confederate armies during the Civil War. The movie made sure to capture each day of the battle, which lasted three days. I was kind of confused at first because the film had no clear protagonist and antagonist. After all, the film did an outstanding job at representing the dramatic intensity of each…

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    The Gettysburg Address, in my opinion, is one of the most famous speeches in our nation’s history. There were many devices used during President’s Lincoln speech like pathos. Pathos cleverly used in his Gettysburg Address; how he describes a part of the nation’s history and where the country was heading. I think Abraham Lincoln used pathos because to make a genuine connection; with the people of the United States after the tragedy of the war. In the Gettysburg Address, the rhetorical appeals…

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    The Gettysburg Address is the greatest speech in American History. President Abraham Lincoln delivered an inspiring speech at the dedication of the Soldiers National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania on November 19, 1863, to honor the soldiers who died at the Battle of Gettysburg. He was the 16th American President who served in office from March 4, 1861 to April 15, 1865. The Gettysburg Address was one of the important events during his presidency. Although it was just a short, two minute…

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    Gettysburg Address Essay

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    Introduction The Gettysburg Address and the Declaration of Immediate Causes both portray the Constitution in different ways, like how teachers and students or bosses and employees view the workplace rules differently. Body The Gettysburg Address, delivered by President Abraham Lincoln after the Union victory at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, portrays the Constitution as a document of tremendous importance in ensuring freedom and equality between all people. In the opening sentence of the Gettysburg…

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    The Battle of Gettysburg is remembered as one of the bloodiest battle in American History and cost almost 50,000 lives. The Union came out as the victors, yet as Lincoln stood before the crowd at Gettysburg no one rejoiced over this turning point in the war. Grief filled the nation and nationalism decreased as the war dragged on. Abraham Lincoln appeals to war patriotism and inspires his audience by highlighting the beliefs of the nation and the work that needs to be completed by the living in…

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    The Battle of Gettysburg is perhaps the most famous battle ever to be fought on American soil. The three-day long struggle, which saw intense fighting that pitted friend against friend and brother against brother, holds a special place in the American psyche. In the span of three days in July of 1863 the entire tone of the American Civil changed from certain confederate victory, to an impending federal rout. What happened over this time span that caused the sudden shift in momentum during the…

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    The most powerful speech ever given, the Gettysburg Address, was written by President Abraham Lincoln in 1863. President Lincoln is often regarded as the greatest president America has ever elected, according to many historians. Despite his great impact on American history, President Lincoln led a modest life in his childhood. He was born in a rural area of Kentucky to parents whom were well respected within their community but were also likely illiterate (Abraham Lincoln: Biography). As…

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    Battle Of Gettysburg Essay

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    The war of Gettysburg started on July 1, 1863 and ended on July 3, 1863. The battle of Gettysburg lasted a small three days, but the war was perhaps one of the most deadliest wars ever fought out on American soil. Before the war of Gettysburg started, Robert E. Lee had won a tremendous battle at the Battle of Chancellorsville, Virginia, in May 1863. After the battle Robert Lee had already came up with a plan to strike the North again. This time he would strike Virginia again, but this…

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