Gettysburg - Lutheran Seminary (ca. 2006)

Gettysburg National Military Park

A quick half-day tour of the battlefield I took near Thanksgiving. I can't really describe the feelings I had as I wandered over this sacred ground. The pictures are in chronological order according to the events of the battle. At the end are a few pics of the Gettysburg National Cemetery, established after the battle, and the site of the famous address by President Lincoln...

Battle Statistics

United States of America

Armies Engaged: Army of the Potomac

Commanding Officer: Major General George Meade

Strength: 93,921

Casualties: 23,055 or 24.6%  (3,155 killed, 14,531 wounded, 5,369 captured/missing)

Confederate States

Armies Engaged: Army of Northern Virginia

Commanding Officer: General Robert E. Lee

Strength: 71,699

Casualties: 23,231 or 32.4%  (4,708 killed, 12,693 wounded, 5,830 captured/missing)


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