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Battle of Gettysburg ended: 3 July 1863 - This Day in History

Following three days of intense fighting—casualties numbered more than 40,000—the Battle of Gettysburg ended on this day in 1863 with a victory for the Union forces and was seen as a turning point in the American Civil War.

More Events on this day:

1856: The U.S. House of Representatives voted to admit Kansas to statehood under the antislavery resolution known as the Topeka Constitution, despite the opposition of the Senate and President Franklin Pierce.

1608: Samuel de Champlain founded the city of Quebec, the first permanent European base in Canada.


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