- Tree ID: CWS-9
- Species: Sycamore
- Year: 1863
- Honoree: Battle of Gettysburg
- Ancestor Location: (unavailable)
- History: The Battle of Gettysburg was fought July 1–3, 1863, in and around the town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. The battle tallied 57,225 casualties (killed, wounded, captured or missing), the largest number of casualties of the entire war. The battle is often described as the war's turning point. Union Major General George Meade's Army of the Potomac defeated attacks by Confederate General Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia, ending Lee's attempt to invade the North.
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