Union Casualties at Gettysburg

The battle of Gettysburg started on July 1,1863. A Confederate Brigade, located in the small town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania were searching for a supply of shoes and ran into Union cavalry. This is how The Battle of Gettysburg began. After three days, both sides had suffered massive losses of men. The Union forces claimed victory and The Battle of Gettysburg was finally over.

This photograph shows that the retreating Confederate troops took the shoes of the Union dead.