To see details on the word
Battle of Gettysburg
please enable javascript.

Battle of Gettysburg


It wasn’t that my life was ruined because I never sang in a holiday choir or that I missed the thrill of reenacting the Battle of Gettysburg with water balloons and squirt guns.
Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  important battle of the American Civil War in which Lee’s Confederate Army was stopped in their invasion of the north; more soldiers were killed in the three-day battle than in any other single Civil War battle (roughly 50,000)
Home
 Mark word for later review on this computer
Web Links:
(try right-click if popups are disabled)
Dictionary - Vocabulary.com®
Dictionary/Synonyms - Google®
Dictionary List - OneLook®
Wikipedia Article
Samples:
  • It wasn’t that my life was ruined because I never sang in a holiday choir or that I missed the thrill of reenacting the Battle of Gettysburg with water balloons and squirt guns.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • It was the battle of Gettysburg, the biggest and bloodiest of the Civil War.
    Lauren Tarshis  --  I Survived: The Battle of Gettysburg, 1863
  • Michael Shaara - The Killer Angels Maps by Don Pitcher To Lila (old George) in whom I am well pleased TO THE READER This is the story of the Battle of Gettysburg, told from the viewpoints of Robert E. Lee and James Longstreet and some of the other men who fought there.
    Michael Shaara  --  The Killer Angels
  • Grandpa Blakeslee was supposed to be next, leading the column of younger, gun-toting veterans who were to charge up North Main Street, playing like this was the Battle of Gettysburg.
    Olive Ann Burns  --  Cold Sassy Tree

  • Show more
  • Well, the clerk wakes a nice young bell hop—fine lad—not a day over seventy-nine years old—fought at the Battle of Gettysburg and doesn’t know it’s over yet—thought I was one of the Confederates, I guess, from the way he looked at me—and Rip van Winkle took me up to something—I found out afterwards they called it a room, but first I thought there’d been some mistake—I thought they were putting me in the Salvation Army collection-box!
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Babbitt
  • That night he happened to be reading The Killer Angels, a novel by Michael Shaara about the Battle of Gettysburg: Then Lee said slowly, "Soldiering has one great trap."
    Richard Preston  --  The Hot Zone
  • Once, I remember during class, after he’d gotten all teary-eyed about the battle of Gettysburg, this smart-aleck guy named Malcolm Augustus leaked out this cheesy little snicker and the whole class bursted out laughing.
    Victor Martinez  --  Parrot in the Oven
  • It was the Battle of Gettysburg.
    Lauren Tarshis  --  I Survived: The Battle of Gettysburg, 1863
  • Of the Battle of Gettysburg he is later to remark: "It took a great many mistakes to lose that battle.
    Michael Shaara  --  The Killer Angels
Search for samples from other sources:
(try right-click if popups are disabled)
Interest -- Source
General -- Google News®
General -- Time® Magazine
General -- Twitter®
Associated words [difficulty]:   Battle of Gettysburg [8] , Battle of Fort Sumter [6] , Battle of Antietam [7] , Sherman’s March to the Sea [8] , Emancipation Proclamation [5] , Battle of Fort Sumter [6] , Battle of Antietam [7] , Sherman’s March to the Sea [8]
     If popups are enabled: Search in OneLook®   If Flash® is also enabled: Search in Visuwords®
Most commonly used in these subjects:   History, Public Policy & Politics, Religion & Spirtuality
Home
verbalworkout.com . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading