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“the technological limits of surveillance during the american civil war dictated that commanders often decided where to deploy their troops. After the germans failed to win the war totally in 1941, they decided to start a fresh effort, the battle of gettysburg was the major turning point of the civil war. Cited as the civil war's turning point, the battle of gettysburg effectively ended confederate gen robert e lee's invasion of the north remember and.
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