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Civil War Trust

Leadership Lessons From Gettysburg

Six Studies

The chaos of the battlefield demands leaders of the highest caliber.  Leadership, however, is a virtue with many facets.  By studying the battles and leaders of the Civil War, we can learn many different lessons about leadership.  Click on the images below to explore six moments at the Battle of Gettysburg in which leadership changed the course of history.

 John Buford - July 1

John Buford - July 1

 Richard Ewell - July 1

Richard Ewell - July 1

 Dan Sickles - July 2

Dan Sickles - July 2

 Joshua Chamberlain - July 2

Joshua Chamberlain - July 2

 George Meade - July 3

George Meade - July 3

 Abraham Lincoln - November 19

Abraham Lincoln - Nov. 22

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