April 12-13 1861 . It was near Charleston South Carolina near the South Carolina militia .
It was also the battle of Sharpsburg in the southern United states .
Nobody would support Abraham LIncoln when he said no slavery and thousands of slaves fled . He announced thaat slaves shall be free.
It was final major military action in the Vicksburg campaign of the American Civil War.
General Robert E. Lee marched his army of Northern Virginia into Pennsylvania in late June 1863.
President Abraham Lincoln gave remarks, which now became known as the Gettysburg Address.
It was one of last battles of the Civil War . It was the final engagement as well before it surrendered to the Union Army of the Potomac .
The attack only came 5 days after Confederate General Robert E. Lee gave up his army at Appomattox Court House Virginia ending the American Civil War.