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Trump says he is considering the ‘great battlefield’ at Gettysburg for his convention speech

Trump says he is considering the ‘great battlefield’ at Gettysburg for his convention speechPresident Trump tweeted on Monday that he is choosing between two locations, Gettysburg, Penn. and the White House, for his speech accepting the Republican nomination, scheduled for the night of Aug. 27. Gettysburg was the site of one of the bloodiest battles of the Civil War in 1863 when over 50,000 Union and Confederate troops were killed. The battle was a crucial turning point in the war as Confederate General Robert E. Lee’s efforts to invade the North were halted.

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