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Gettysburg could be turning point in Civil War.

By Trace Colvin
Civil War Reporter

The battle of Gettysburg could very well be the turning point to the end of the Civil War. The Confederacy was marching up to the North to try to get supplies because they were running low on everything. The Union army was marching south and met the Conferate troops. They battled and it is one of the bloodiest battles that has happened in this war so far. The battle eventually ends with Lee retreating because he knew his troops will be overtaken and all his men would be killed. This battle is a big victory for the Union, and might just be the break the Union needs to gain a victory in the war.

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