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Gettysburg National Military Park

Battle of Gettysburg;
Gettysburg Address delivered

Gettysburg National Military Park
Photo: National Park Service

97 Taneytown Road
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325
United States
(717) 334-1124 ext. 431

On This Very Spot on July 1-3, 1863, Union forces, under General George Meade, defeated the Confederate Army, under Robert E. Lee, in what is often considered the turning point of the Civil war. The Battle of Gettysburg stands as the single bloodiest battle in the Civil War.

On This Very Spot on the third day of the battle, General James Longstreet reluctantly supervised the attack known as Pickett's Charge.

On This Very Spot on November 19, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln delivered his famous Gettysburg Address.

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Submitted By:  David Allison

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This spot is a national military park administered by the National Park Service (USA). For complete visitor's information, including hours of operation, admission fees, and map & directions, visit the official website at

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