a borough in S Pennsylvania: Confederate forces defeated in a crucial battle of the Civil War fought near here on July 1–3, 1863; national cemetery and military park.
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Hood, himself, was wounded at Gettysburg, losing the use of his left arm.At Last, The U.S. Military Won't Have Bases Named After Confederates | W.J. Hennigan | May 24, 2022 | TIme
Pickett’s 1863 charge at Gettysburg has been called “the high-water mark of the Confederacy.”At Last, The U.S. Military Won't Have Bases Named After Confederates | W.J. Hennigan | May 24, 2022 | TIme
For most of the combatants, he says, Gettysburg was “the biggest thing that ever happened to them in their lives.”Checking into a haunted hotel? Here’s how to make the most of it. | Liz Langley | October 29, 2021 | Washington Post
One of them, on Singer Farm, has been operating since 1915Any route that connects Gettysburg to Jefferson’s Monticello and Madison’s Montpelier is so deeply steeped in history that beauty is a bonus.
His nickname, given to him at the Battle of Gettysburg and which he kept for the rest of his life, was Stonewall Jim.
Going to Gettysburg was another in a long line of attempts, some more successful than others, to feel my way back there.
Lou's valedictory has been acclaimed, without sarcasm, as baseball's Gettysburg Address.The Stacks: The Day Lou Gehrig Delivered Baseball’s Gettysburg Address | Ray Robinson | July 4, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Lee put the blame for Gettysburg on himself, which was a rare and noble thing to do, then retreated, and kept on fighting.
Could we be on the precipice of a seeing the GOP engage in a massive Battle of Gettysburg-type clash?
But Gettysburg was, in very truth, a counsel of desperation, undertaken when the South was bleeding from many a vein.Stone's River | Wilson J. Vance
Such might have been the case, had Gettysburg been won, or had that battle never been fought.Four Years in Rebel Capitals | T. C. DeLeon
After Gettysburg and Vicksburg, came a lull in the heavier operations of the war.Four Years in Rebel Capitals | T. C. DeLeon
The homes of many who were engaged stood within sound of the Gettysburg cannon.Beacon Lights of History, Volume XII | John Lord
Since Picketts charge at Gettysburg there had been no more hopeless movement in the annals of the war.The Civil War Through the Camera | Henry W. (Henry William) Elson
British Dictionary definitions for Gettysburg
a small town in S Pennsylvania, southwest of Harrisburg: scene of a crucial battle (1863) during the American Civil War, in which Meade's Union forces defeated Lee's Confederate army; site of the national cemetery dedicated by President Lincoln. Pop: 7825 (2003 est)
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