Gettysburg


Gettysburg
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 that by 1865, though before Lincoln's assassination the term tended to refer to Edward Everett's full oration that preceded Lincoln's short speech.

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  • 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 …   Wikipedia

  • Gettysburg — Memorial Lage in Pennsylvania …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Gettysburg — 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 …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • 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

  • Gettysburg — puede referirse a: La Batalla de Gettysburg, la mayor batalla que ha tenido lugar en América del Norte, considerada crucial en la Guerra Civil Estadounidense. Gettysburg, película de 1993 de Ronald F. Maxwell, sobre la batalla anterior. El… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Gettysburg — Gettysburg, batalla de * * * Ciudad (pob., 2000: 7.49 0 hab.), en el sur del estado de Pensilvania en EE.UU. Fue escenario de una batalla transcendental de la guerra de Secesión (ver batalla de Gettysburg). En la actualidad, la ciudad y la zona… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • 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

  • Gettysburg, SD — U.S. city in South Dakota Population (2000): 1352 Housing Units (2000): 683 Land area (2000): 1.864513 sq. miles (4.829066 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.864513 sq. miles (4.829066 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places


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