The Battle of Gettysburg

This is a concept map created for students within an 8th grade American History class to test their knowledge on the prominent events that occurred within the Battle of Gettysburg.

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The Battle of Gettysburg by Mind Map: The Battle of Gettysburg

1. Name:___________________

2. This is where the first shot of the battle occurred.

3. McPherson's Ridge

4. July 1, 1863

5. July 2, 1863

6. Seminary Ridge

7. Union First Corp. lines begin to break and soldiers retreat through the town of Gettysburg

8. Little Round Top

9. Culp's Hill

10. General Henry Slocum and 10,000 Union soldiers await Confederate soldiers in an evening attack

11. One of the fiercest fights in the battle leaving 6,000 casualties in only two and a half hours

12. The longest sustained action of the battle occurs here

13. Point of Woods

14. The Angle

15. Pickett's Charge culminates with nearly 274 cannons firing at one another for over two hours

16. For this assignment you will follow the link to a website that offers virtual tours of the prominent battlefields within the Battle of Gettysburg. Use the information on the website to correctly place the battle with its description as well as under the correct day that it occurred. After you are finished please print-out this assignment to submit it.

17. Oak Hill

18. Confederate reinforcements arrive from the north setting up 14 cannons and immediately fire upon Union lines

19. General Daniel Sickles breaks away from the Union battle line and advances soldiers ahead

20. The Wheatfield

21. Spangler's Spring

22. General Robert E. Lee attempts to push his soldiers into the Union center in this battle also known as Longstreet's Assault

23. July 3, 1863