2014. http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/causes-american-civil-war.htm "Causes of the American Civil War." Causes of the American Civil War. History Learning Site, n.d. Web. 12 Apr.
This essay will scrutinize some of the leaders at Gettysburg, and the impact of their actions. The outcome of this analysis will show that what was true in 1863 is still true today. While many variables are vital to a successful army on the battlefield, none should be neglected. Each variable discussed in this examination will prove to be important, but the information battle will be paramount in the battle of Gettysburg. Gettysburg After the Confederate victory at Chancellorsville in May of 1863, General Robert E. Lee and his Army of Northern Virginia embarked on their 2nd invasion of the north.
When the union army realized his mission, they had to take defensive positions under the command of General Gordon. This happened in the second day of the battle. The war came to full-blown on the third day after series of confrontations near the Cemetery. Surprisingly the major reasons behind the war remain incomprehensible to most Americans. This article explores the implication of Gettysburg war on the history of American politics.
Fort Washington, Pa.: Eastern National, 2001. "The American Civil War: The Overland Campaign - The Battle of Cold Harbor - Regrets and Casualties." The American Civil War: The Overland Campaign - The Battle of Cold Harbor - Regrets and Casualties. http://www.brotherswar.com/Cold_Harbor-2.htm (accessed March 21, 2014). Thompson, Robert.
The country had lost its strongest leader and its backbone throughout the entire war. It woul... ... middle of paper ... ...ar in the history of the United States for many reasons. The Civil War changed the people of the United States and the world forever; millions of people were affected by the war. It helped build one of the greatest countries in the world by destroying it almost completely, the turmoil and chaos bettered the country forever. The war changed the vision of the entire country from sporadic and unorganized into a united and focused vision for the future.