Gettysburg

Gettysburg

Gettysburg may refer to:

Events

* Battle of Gettysburg, a battle during the American Civil War that took place at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, on July 1-3, 1863.
* Gettysburg Address, a famous speech made by President Abraham Lincoln at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, a few months after the Battle of Gettysburg.

Places

* Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
** Gettysburg Battlefield, the National Military Park administered by the National Park Service.
** Gettysburg College, a liberal arts college in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
** Gettysburg Regional Airport, a general aviation airport in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
* Gettysburg, South Dakota

Entertainment

* "Gettysburg" (film), a 1993 movie portraying the Battle of Gettysburg
* "Gettysburg" (The Outer Limits), an episode of "The Outer Limits" involving the Battle of Gettysburg
* "The Death Merchant", an episode of "The Time Tunnel" involving the Battle of Gettysburg
*"Sid Meier's Gettysburg!", a computer game based on the Battle of Gettysburg
*"Gettysburg" (game), a board game
*"Gettysburg (1863)", a 30-minute epic trilogy of songs by heavy metal band Iced Earth off their 2004 "The Glorious Burden" album.
*"", the first volume of an alternate history trilogy by Newt Gingrich and William R. Forstchen, describing the possible outcome of the Confederacy winning the Battle of Gettysburg.
** Though not including the word "Gettysburg" in its title, Ward Moore's "Bring the Jubilee" also describes an outcome (substantially different from that envisioned by Gingrich and Forstchen) of a Southern victory in the same battle.
*"", a 1997 novel by military historian Peter G. Tsouras posing a significantly different retelling of the battle with J.E.B. Stuart's cavalry being present at the battle earlier and a cautious George G. Meade replaced by a more aggressive Winfield Scott Hancock.

Military

*USS|Gettysburg|1858
*USS|Gettysburg|CG-64


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  • Gettysburg — prop. n. The name of a battle of the American Civil War fought in and around the town of Gettysburg, Pennsylavania, in 1863. At this battle, the defeat of General Robert E. Lee s invading Confederate army was a major victory for the Union, and is …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Gettysburg —   [ getɪzbəːg], Stadt im südlichen Pennsylvania, USA, 7 000 Einwohner.   Die Schlacht bei Gettysburg (1. 3. 7. 1863) brachte mit der Niederlage der Konföderierten unter General R. Lee die Wende zugunsten der Nordstaaten im Sezessionskrieg. Das… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Gettysburg, OH — U.S. village in Ohio Population (2000): 558 Housing Units (2000): 201 Land area (2000): 0.440166 sq. miles (1.140025 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000407 sq. miles (0.001054 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.440573 sq. miles (1.141079 sq. km) FIPS code …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Gettysburg, PA — U.S. borough in Pennsylvania Population (2000): 7490 Housing Units (2000): 2759 Land area (2000): 1.641704 sq. miles (4.251993 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.004723 sq. miles (0.012232 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.646427 sq. miles (4.264225 sq. km) …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

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  • Gettysburg — town in southern Pennsylvania, U.S., 1800 (earlier it was Gettys town), founded 1780s by Gen. James Gettys and named for him. Civil War battle there was fought July 1 3, 1863. The Gettysburg Address was given Nov. 19, 1863, and was being called… …   Etymology dictionary

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