The South hoped to end the war in 1862 by invading Pennsylvania, but it lead to America’s bloodiest day of battle.
In only minutes, Union guns at Gettysburg silenced the Confederacy's bold invasion of the North
Once the South was beaten, Eastern and Western
troops of the Union army resented each other so violently that some feared for the survival of the
victorious government. Then the tension
disappeared in one happy stroke that gave the
United States its grandest pageant—and General
Sherman the proudest moment of his life.