The War at Gettysburg By Nick Jones Getting ThereOn the way to Gettysburg was tough. It was a long hard and tough journey getting there because there was no other way to get there for the army besides walking. It was so hard that some people died, and some got sick. The trip there was very long. Only about half all the people going there survived. The most of all people that died were Confederate men.
The Population There was a lot of people involved in The War at Gettysburg. Major Joseph Hooker had 115, 000 men in his army. Major Robert E. Lee had only 70, 000 Confederate men in his army. Brig.
General John Buford had only 4, 000 men in his section of the confederate army. 9, 000 of the Union died, 5, 000 of the men scattered, and some 40, 000 of the men held the ridge. Their Life The had a horrible life. Almost all of the soldiers worked night and day. They all risked their life to defend their army's and Union.
Most of them got scared. Most died because they either got shot or the war was to hard for them. Some ran away, because they got scared, Their goal was to defend their Union. What Happened The Confederate went to war with the union in a small town called Gettysburg.
The Union major ally beat the Confederate. 28, 000 were wounded, captured, and killed from the Confederate. Major General George Meade some 23, 000 Union Men, that was nearly a quarter of his men. The war was over on July 3, 1863. The Union had won the war. Supplies The men needed a lot and I mean a lot of supplies.
Most men needed Clothes, Blankets, food, medicine, gun supplies, horses, wagons, cattle, and scores. They needed sauerkraut, thought to be remedy for diarrhea that plagued thousands of soldiers. They basically needed everything. Important People There was a lot of people in The War at Gettysburg. Her are all of the names of the army people. Union: The Army of the potomac Major General George Meade; Commanding Major General Joseph Hooker; Previous Commander Maj.
Gen. Abner Doubleday Maj. Gen. Winfield Hancock Maj.
Gen. Oliver Howard Maj. Gen. John Reynolds Maj.
Gen. John Sedgwick Maj. Gen. Daniel Sickles Brig. Gen. John Buford Brig.
Gen. Henry Hunt Brig. Gen. Gouverneur Warren Col.
Arthur Devereux Lt. Alonzo Cushing Major General Ulysses S. Grant commanding at VicksburgConfederateThe Army of Northern Virginia Gen. Robert E. Lee Lt. Gen.
Richard Ewell Lt. Gen. Ambrose Hill Lt. Gen. James RangstreetMajor General Richard Anderson Major General Jabal Early Major General Henry Heth Major General John Hood Major General Lafayette McLawsMajor General George PicketteMajor General Robert RodesMajor General J.
E. B. Stuart Brig. Gen. William BarkdaleBrig. Gen.
James Pettigrew Col. E. Porter Alexander Col. William Oates.