Battle o Gettysburg

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Battle o Gettysburg
Pairt o the American Ceevil War
Thure de Thulstrup - L. Prang and Co. - Battle of Gettysburg - Restoration by Adam Cuerden (cropped).jpg
The Battle of Gettysburg, bi Thure de Thulstrup
DateJulie 1–3, 1863
LocationGettysburg, Adams Coonty, Pennsylvanie
39°48′40″N 77°13′30″W / 39.811°N 77.225°W / 39.811; -77.225Coordinates: 39°48′40″N 77°13′30″W / 39.811°N 77.225°W / 39.811; -77.225
Result Decisive[1] Union victory[2]
Belligerents
 Unitit States  Confederate States
Commanders an leaders
George G. Meade Robert E. Lee
Units involved
Airmy o the Potomac[3] Airmy o Northren Virginie[4]
Strenth
104,256 ("present for duty")[5][6] 71–75,000 (estimatit)[7]
Casualties an losses
23,049 total
(3,155 killed;
14,529 wounded;
5,365 captured/missing)
[8][9]
23–28,000 (estimatit)[10][11]

The Battle o Gettysburg wis focht Julie 1–3, 1863, in an aroond the toun o Gettysburg, Pennsylvanie, bi Union an Confederate forces during the American Ceevil War.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. See: Rawley, pp. 145-169.
  2. Coddington, p. 573. See the discussion regarding historians' judgment on whether Gettysburg should be considert a decisive victory.
  3. Official Records, Series I, Volume XXVII, Part 1, pages 155-168
  4. Official Records, Series I, Volume XXVII, Part 2, pages 283-291
  5. Official Records, Series I, Volume XXVII, Part 1, page 151
  6. Busey and Martin, p. 125: "Engaged strength" at the battle wis 93,921.
  7. Busey and Martin, p. 260, state that "engaged strenth" at the battle wis 71,699; McPherson, p. 648, leets the strenth at the stairt o the campaign as 75,000.
  8. Official Records, Series I, Volume XXVII, Part 1, page 187
  9. Busey and Martin, p. 125.
  10. Busey and Martin, p. 260, cite 23,231 tot (4,708 killed;12,693 woondit;5,830 capturt/missin).
    See the section on casualties for a discussion o alternative Confederate casualty estimates, which hae been citit as heich as 28,000.
  11. Offeecial Records, Series I, Volume XXVII, Part 2, pages 338-346