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Noun: Gettysburg  'ge-tiz,burg
  1. 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
    - Battle of Gettysburg
  2. A small town in southern Pennsylvania; site of a national cemetery

Type of: pitched battle, town

Part of: American Civil War, Keystone State, PA, Pa., Pennsylvania, United States Civil War, War between the States

Encyclopedia: Gettysburg, Pennsylvania