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Major Battles of the Civil War

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Select several major battles of the Civil War. Identify and explain the impact of one of the wars.

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There were 3 major battles of the civil war: Bull Run, Vicksburg, or Gettysburg

Battle of Bull Run:

There were two battles at Bull Run that were fought between 1861 and 1862 (located in Bull Run, northern Virginia). The first battle was the first major battle of the Civil War and was a major defeat for the North and a big victory for the Confederate South.

The Battle of Gettysburg:

The Battle of Gettysburg (July 1, 1863-July 3, 1863) battle was between Robert Lee's Army of Northern Virginia and General George Meade's Union Army of the Potomac. When the battle was over, the Confederate were defeated and over 50,000 soldiers were casualties (killed, wounded, captured or missing). The Battle of Gettysburg is considered one of the largest ...

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This solution identifies and explain the impact of 3 major American Civil wars. The solution specifically focuses on the Battle of Vicksburg.

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