During which war did the Battle of Gettysburg take place?
American Civil War
Thirty Years' War
First World War
The Battle was fought July 1–3, 1863, in and around the town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, by Union and Confederate forces during the American Civil War. The battle involved the largest number of casualties of the entire war and is often described as the war's turning point. Union Maj. Gen. George Meade defeated attacks by Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee, halting Lee's invasion of the North.