The Battle of Gettysburg (30 words)

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The largest battle in the western hemisphere. Confederate forces suffered 30,000 casualties; Union troops, 25,000. On July 5, Lee's army retreated across the Potomac River, and was unable to take the offensive again.

Editors. "The Battle of Gettysburg". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
[, accessed 27 October 2016.]

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  1. American Civil War