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THE GALLIC WARS

The Gallic Wars

THE GALLIC WARS – 58-50BC The Gallic wars were a series of military campaigns waged by Julius Caesar against the Gauls, a collection of tribes which occupied modern-day Switzerland, Belgium, and France. While Gallic tribes regularly traded with Roman merchants, the two powers had a history of conflicts, with the Gauls invading Italy and threatening […]

THE BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG

Gettysburg, Battle of, 1863

THE BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG – AMERICAN CIVIL WAR BATTLE 1st – 3rd July 1863   SUMMARY The Battle of Gettysburg was a significant battle of the American Civil War and saw a decisive victory for the Union army —-oOo—- BACKGROUND After securing victory for the Confederates at Chancellorsville, Robert E Lee decided to make a second […]

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