Battle of Gettysburg

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Battle of Gettysburg a battle of the American Civil War (1863); the defeat of Robert E. Lee's invading Confederate Army was a major victory for the Union
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Usage

In literature:

Old Aaron loved the girl and found her always ready to listen to his hackneyed story of the battle of Gettysburg.
"Patchwork" by Anna Balmer Myers
In point of numbers, bravery and genius, the battle of Gettysburg was the greatest that had ever been fought up to that time.
"The Story of Young Abraham Lincoln" by Wayne Whipple
Gettysburg, battle of, IV.
"History of the United States, Volume 6 (of 6)" by E. Benjamin Andrews
The crucial battle of the war, Gettysburg, was being fought.
"Between the Lines" by Henry Bascom Smith
Gettysburg, battle of, 195.
"Letters from Port Royal" by Various
Stoneman was of good parentage, and had entered the army in 1861, making a good record up to and including the battle of Gettysburg.
"Bidwell's Travels, from Wall Street to London Prison" by Austin Biron Bidwell
At the battle of Gettysburg, her son, Capt.
"Daughters of the Puritans" by Seth Curtis Beach
After the battle of Gettysburg I saw General Daniel E. Sickles in the hospital.
"A Man of the People" by Thomas Dixon
The battle of Sadowa was fought on the 3d of July, the third anniversary of the decisive day of our battle of Gettysburg.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 18, No. 109, November, 1866" by Various
Gettysburg was and remains the decisive battle of our Civil War, although the conflict lasted for nearly two years more.
"They Shall Not Pass" by Frank H. Simonds
Many remember the wonderful representation of the Battle of Gettysburg which used to be in Chicago.
"Birdseye Views of Far Lands" by James T. Nichols
Shortly before the battle of Gettysburg, when Frederick County was occupied by the Union troops, many of the officers dined at Needwood.
"As I Remember" by Marian Gouverneur
Gettysburg, battle of, 178.
"Latin America and the United States" by Elihu Root
A similar omission has been noted in the battle of Gettysburg.
"Personal Recollections of a Cavalryman" by J. H. (James Harvey) Kidd
The Gettysburg prisoners had arrived, only a few days before, and from them we heard the first intelligible account of the great battle.
"History of Morgan's Cavalry" by Basil W. Duke
The First and Eleventh corps fought a battle to-day, losing the town of Gettysburg.
"Diary of Battery A, First Regiment Rhode Island Light Artillery" by Theodore Reichardt
Day was closing and the great battle of Gettysburg was ended.
"The Greater Republic" by Charles Morris
Since the battle of Gettysburg, seventeen months before, he had been a prisoner.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 20, No. 119, September, 1867" by Various
Most of them were on patriotic themes, such as Washington, Lincoln, The Battle of Gettysburg, and Paul Jones.
"The Story of Our Hymns" by Ernest Edwin Ryden
Colonel Herbert led his regiment into the battles of Fredericksburg, Salem Heights, Antietam, and Gettysburg.
"Makers and Romance of Alabama History" by B. F. Riley
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In news:

The Battle of Gettysburg .
Leadership lessons from the Battle of Gettysburg .
The outcome of the Battle of Gettysburg , fought July 1-3, 1863, directly impacted the course of American history.
Battle of Gettysburg 'witness tree' falls during severe storm.
Battle of Gettysburg .
Visitors view a painting of the Battle of Gettysburg during a visit… (File photo ).
Speaker will enlighten the Battle of Gettysburg.
Paul Shevchuk, a museum specialist with the National Park Service, points to a bullet that became embedded in a tree during the Battle of Gettysburg 148 years ago, Tuesday, Aug 9, 2011, in Gettysburg, Pa.
1863 – The Battle of Gettysburg begins (More info).
The 12-ton light-up map of the decisive moments of the Battle of Gettysburg has been hoisted to its new home about 12 miles away.
Battle of Gettysburg Map Moved to Hanover .
Ezekiel Colby fought in dozens of bloody battles during the Civil War, including Gettysburg, for the Union Army before returning to Indiana with the 20th Volunteer Infantry.
Remembering Pickett 's Charge at the Battle of Gettysburg.
Battle of Gettysburg, Death of Lincoln.
Stotelmyer said there are bound to be Civil War relics throughout town — including in Byron Memorial and Riverbottom parks — because the Confederate army occupied the town for a week after retreating from the Battle of Gettysburg.
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