Approximately 51,000 people died in the Battle of Gettysburg. The battle is the largest ever fought on American soil with 165,000 soldiers fighting over the three days that the fight lasted. More »

Though the exact number of deaths is not known, it is estimated that over a million people were killed or seriously wounded during the Battle of the Somme. Casualties of the World War I battle were French, British and Ge... More »

20,876 Allied soldiers were killed during the Battle of the Bulge, with 42,893 wounded and 23,554 reported captured or missing. German losses totaled 15,652 killed, 41,600 wounded, and 27,582 reported captured or missing... More »

At least one civilian fought in the Battle of Gettysburg. On July 1, 1863, a roughly 70-year-old man named John Burns joined the Union side of the conflict. He was killed in the battle, and a statue was later erected on ... More » History Modern History

The Battle of Gettysburg took place in and around Gettysburg, Penn. Most historians view this battle as the moment in the U.S. Civil War when the tide turned irrevocably against the Confederate forces. More »

The Battle of Gettysburg occurred as a result of General Robert E. Lee's push north into Pennsylvania in an attempt to move the bulk of the fighting in the east away from Virginia and into Union territory. His ultimate g... More »

The Battle of Gettysburg took place over the course of the first three days of July in 1863. It was one of the most crucial battles in the entire Civil War, and effectively ended any hopes that the Confederate States of ... More » History Modern History US History