Facts about Cemetery Hill during the Battle Of Gettysburg of the American Civil War
Location: Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Dates: July 1-3, 1863
Generals: Union General: George G. Meade | Confederate General: Robert E. Lee
Cemetery Hill Summary: Cemetery Hill was the main site of Union Army’s artillery and saw fighting on all three days of the Battle Of Gettysburg. Rising slowly to almost 80 feet above the surrounding terrain, Cemetery Hill is at the north end of Cemetery Ridge and marks where the Union defense line began to turn east to form the "fishhook" line to Culp’s Hill.