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The war lasted four years, but Gettysburg lasted three days.

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Q: How did the battle of Gettysburg last 2 years if it only lasted 3 days?
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How long did the Gettysburg battle last?

the battle of Gettysburg lasted 3 days.

What was the name of the battle that lasted 3 days?

battle of Gettysburg

What battle lasted three days and was the bloodiest ever fought?

Battle of Gettysburg

How many day does the Battle of Gettysburg have?

It lasted 3 days.

How many days did the Battle of Gettysburg burg last?

The battle of Gettysburg lasted for 3 days. It was fought on July 1-3, 1863.

Was the Battle of Gettysburg the longest battle?

yes It was the bloodiest but not the longest. It lasted three days. The Seven Days Battle lasted four days longer, for instance. The Vicksburg Campaign lasted several weeks.

What battle lasted three days and began July first?

The Gettysburg

Which northern battle in July 1863 lasted three days and had 51000 causalities?


What civil war battle lasted two days?

none. the shortest battle was 3 days long...the battle of Gettysburg. July 1st through 3rd 1863.

How long did the battle last and when it occur in gettysburg?

The Battle occured on July 1-3, 1863. The Battle lasted nearly 3 days.

Was the battle of Gettysburg a short battle?

Gettysburg lasted three days from July 1 to July 3, 1863. It depends on what you call long. There were battles that more than a week.

What was a battle lasted for three days in JulyMore than 40000 men died or were hurt or lostThe Union forces won the battle?

The Battle of Gettysburg.

How long did the battle of ypres lasted?

That depends on what battle, there was 5 battles. First one lasted for 34 days. the second one lasted for 23 days. The third battle lasted for a week. The fourth battle lasted for 20 days. The fifth battle lasted for 4 days.

Was Gettysburg or Chattanooga the deadliest battle in the civil war?

Gettysburg was the deadliest overall. The Battle of Chickamauga (just South of Chattanooga) was the deadliest 2 days of the Civil War. Arguably, if the battle at Chickamauga had lasted into the 3rd day, it would have surpassed the casualties at Gettysburg.

How long did the civil wars last?

The Battle of Gettysburg lasted 3 days, from the 1st of July to the 3rd of July 1863.

How long did the civil war battle at Gettysburg last?

It lasted 3 days, from July 1st to July 3rd 1863.

What battle union forces blockaded the city and bombarded it with cannon fire by land and sea that lasted 48 days?


Did the Battle of Gettysburg last 3 days?

Yes, the battle of Gettysburg lasted three days. It was July 1st, 2nd and 3rd 1863. Neither side intended to fight at Gettysburg, the armies met on the outskirts of town on July 1st. Picketts charge ended the battle on July 3rd. The army of Northern Virginia retreated from Gettysburg on July 4th 1863.

Why was the Battle of Gettysburg the bloodiest day in america?

The battle of Gettysburg was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War and not the bloodiest day, because it lasted three days: from July 1 through July 3,1865. The bloodiest single-day battle was Antietam in September of 1862.

When did the civil war Battle of Gettysburg begin?

The Battle of Gettysburg began on July 1, 1863 and lasted three days. It created the largest single number of casualties of any battle in the Civil War, and was considered a turning point in the war.

How long did they fight in gettsburgs in the civil war?

The battle of Gettysburg lasted 3 days, July 1, 2, and 3 of 1863.

How long did the battle of smolensk last?

The 1941 battle lasted 30 days. The 1943 battle lasted for 56 days.

How long did the battle of Preston last?

The 1648 Battle lasted 3 days. The 1715 Battle lasted 5 days.

How many years did the battle of fort Sumter?

It lasted only a matter of days.

How long was the battle of vimy ridge?

The Battle of Vimy Ridge lasted for 2 years.