Battle of Gettysburg Crosswords

Battle of Gettysburg Crosswords

Printable Battle of Gettysburg Crosswords and Battle of Gettysburg Commanding Officers Crosswords for both the Union and the Confederates.

These Battle of Gettysburg Crossword Puzzles are printable. The Battle of Gettysburg took place over the course of 3 days from July 1st to July 3rd in the year 1863. This is the only Battle that was fought in the North. Many historians believe that if this battle was won by the Confederates, they may have been able to go on to win the war. However, as it played out, the Confederates won the 1st day, but the second day was a stalemate with neither side really winning. However, the Union had control of the high ground, and on the 3rd day of fighting the Union clearly wins. Pickett’s Charge was a total disaster for the Confederates, and the night of July 3rd they began their retreat. Although not totally defeated, this was the beginning of the end for the Confederates. They would never again regain the strength they had just before this Epic Battle. Teachers, parents, students, and anybody else wanting to learn can print these out and make copies for educational purposes.

Battle of Gettysburg Crosswords – Focuses on the key commanders on each side as well as the names of the key land forms that shaped the battlefield.

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Battle of Gettysburg CW 1 Answers

Battle of Gettysburg Commanding Officers – Focuses on the most important Commanding Officers for both the Union and the Confederates.

Battle of Gettysburg Commanding Officers CW

Battle of Gettysburg Commanding Officers CW Answers

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Battle of Gettysburg Poem

Battle of Gettysburg Poem is a ballad poem about the unexpected and miraculous victory of The Union.


Battle of Gettysburg Poem
             Charge of the 20th Maine


“Christopher Rudolph exercises his study of the Confederacy’s invasion of Pennsylvania to create a poem. He relates the story of the campaign and Battle of Gettysburg with insight and care for detail. It will appeal to the student and the enthusiast.” –  Donald J Frey – Civil War Author, Longstreet’s Assault – Pickett’s Charge, In The Woods Before Dawn, The Adventures of Daniel Buchwalter in the Western Army, and others.

A “Monumental piece.” Janet Morgan Riggs – President of Gettysburg College

“Excellent, and a great way to get students interested in history! It’s extremely creative, and a great approach to teaching.” – Diane Zazzali DeBella – Writing Professor at University of Colorado

 “I loved it. Quite a tour de force.” – Judy Hammer – High School English and Drama Teacher

This battle was fought for three days from July 1st to July 3rd, 1863. It is estimated that there were over 50,000 casualties in the two armies fighting. Around 28,000 (4,500 killed) being from the Confederate Army and around 23,000 (3,100 killed) being from the Union Army. It was the bloodiest battle of the entire Civil War.

Battle of Gettysburg Poem

by Christopher Rudolph © 2015

Chapter 1 – Army of Northern Virginia Marches North

Chapter 2 – Army of Potomac Pursues

Chapter 3 – Colonel Chamberlain of Maine

Chapter 4 – Buford Finds High Ground     

Chapter 5 – The First Shot     

Chapter 6 – General John Buford  – July 1st     

Chapter 7 – Iron Brigade vs Confederates – July 1st, 1863

Chapter 8 – 6th Wisconsin, 95th NY, 14th Brooklyn – July 1st, 1863

Chapter 9 – Chamberlain – July 1st – First Day 

Chapter 10 – Buford – Night Before The Second Day

Chapter 11 – Chamberlain 2nd Day – July 2nd, 1863 

Chapter 12 – Longstreet 2nd Day 

Chapter 13 – Charge of the 1st Minnesota – 2nd Day

Chapter 14 – Charge of 20th Maine – 2nd Day

Chapter 15 – Saviors of Little Round Top Right – 2nd Day

Chapter 16 – Greene and Ireland – Culp’s Hill – 2nd Night

Chapter 17 – Chamberlain – 3rd Day Begins – July 3rd, 1863

Chapter 18 – Longstreet – 3rd Day

Chapter 19 – East Cavalry Field – 3rd Day

Chapter 20 – Armistead  – Pickett, Pettigrew, and Trimble’s Charge

Chapter 21 – Bloody Angle – 3rd Day

Chapter 22 – Longstreet – The Aftermath

Chapter 23 – Colonel Chamberlain – End of 3rd Day

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Battle of Gettysburg Commanding Officers Quiz

Battle of Gettysburg Printable Crossword Puzzles