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Unformatted text preview: Civil War becomes increasingly unpopular 148 th Pennsylvania goes to war Takes Copperhead movement very seriously Drafted resolution to downplay opposition Political Copperheads, wanted to end war with peace between Union/Confederate Democratic politician sues over soldiers fighting battles away from home Soldiers often vote Republican Battle of Gettysburg Takes Robert E Lee many tries to get Army into the north Plans to take Philly, NYC, other large cities Gettysburg is a focal point of Southern PA battle Easy place to get to/congregate Meeting Engagement at Gettysburg Small regiments battle, others eventually get funneled in. Cannon bombardment was very common...
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This note was uploaded on 12/08/2008 for the course HIST 012 taught by Professor Pencak,williaman during the Fall '08 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.
- Fall '08