Today in History
July 03, 1863
The War’s Bloodiest Battle
The Battle of Gettysburg in Pennsylvania ends after three days of fighting. The Union victory forced Confederate General Robert E. Lee to retreat with his troops back to Virginia. Known as the "high water mark of the confederacy," at 51,000 casualties Gettysburg becomes the war's bloodiest battle.
Today's Feature History Article
From Gettysburg to Monticello, a 175 mile thoroughfare leads through a rich concentration of national history
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