Battle Of Gettysburg Crossword Puzzle
This Battle of Gettysburg Crosswords is printable. The Battle of Gettysburg took place over the course of 3 days from July 1st to July 3rd in the year 1863. This is the only Battle that was fought in the North. Many historians believe that if this battle was won by the Confederates, they may have been able to go on to win the war. However, as it played out, the Confederates won the 1st day, but the second day was a stalemate with neither side really winning. However, the Union had control of the high ground, and on the 3rd day of fighting the Union clearly wins. Pickett’s Charge was a total disaster for the Confederates, and the night of July 3rd they began their retreat. Although not totally defeated, this was the beginning of the end for the Confederates. They would never again regain the strength they had just before this Epic Battle. This Battle of Gettysburg Crosswords focuses on the key commanders on each side as well as the names of the key landforms that shaped the battlefield. Teachers, parents, and students can print this out and make copies for educational purposes.
“Hancock at Gettysburg” by Thure de Thulstrup, showing Pickett’s Charge