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Gettysburg is a wargame simulating the Battle of Gettysburg (fought on July 1-3, 1863), the turning point and one of the bloodiest battles of the American Civil War. You may choose to command either Union or Confederate forces, it is also possible to play a two player game or watch the computer playing both sides.

As in the previous games in this series, the player is observing the battle area through a 3D perspective, while issuing commands by typing in certain pre-defined text elements (combined with names of commanders, places and time of execution). You will get reports from your officers indicating whether or not your orders have been carried out to the letter.

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Gettysburg DOS Title screen (CGA)
Gettysburg DOS The Union troops are moving in on Gettysburg.
The Confederates are mainly off to the North by now, with a few stragglers over the Potomac river eastward.
Gettysburg DOS Night time, colors change again, one can barely make out the troops against the ground, but using the mouse you can identify them by clicking on a block or landmark.
Gettysburg DOS Introduction text (CGA)

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Power Play Apr, 1991 66 out of 100 66
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Jun, 1990 Unscored Unscored

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Rwolf (13665) added Gettysburg (DOS) on Oct 28, 2015
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