Gen Lee met forces of north gen Meade and were defeated changing the tide of war for the South ,, jeb Stuart a South general was absent at time and resulted in the combine d losses of both sides to be the largest one battle ever in rival war . poor info on South battle plan. Was a. Culprit.
Confederates came in from the North. battle took place on july 1,2.3. Union held the high ground around cemetery hill and little round top. first day battle union held until john Reynolds joined forces. Reynolds was killed that day. Second day battle took place at the peach orchard and little round top.. union line formed a fishhook to little round top. chamberlain was sent to hold little round top at all cost. third day of battle was the famous charge of pickett's charge and the wheat field. General Lee was defeated, however, fought almost another year