It was the war between the states, the north vs the south in the American Civil War. During this bloody war, the Battle of Gettysburg was fought July 1 - July 3, 1863.
It is the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg. On this day, July 2nd in 1863, my 3rd great-grand uncle, Daniel Davis was wounded. Daniel had enlisted with Company A of the 120th Infantry Regiment on New York.