The Battle of Gettysburg took place from July 1st to July 3rd, 1863 in Pennsylvania. The Northern states were against slavery contrary to the Southern States which were favorable. The States from the South and from the North were separated . The States from the North won the Battle. However,at the end of the battle, nearly 52000 Americans were wounded or killed. The field of Gettysburg became a national park later where the battle is commemorated every year . For a long time this battle stayed in the American memories because it was the beginning of the abolition of slavery.