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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 Introduction text (EGA)
Gettysburg DOS Union and Condererate troops closing. Note the artillery group at center bottom. Firing a gun shows a simulated smokepuff, no sound is implemented in the PC version.
Gettysburg DOS Introduction text (CGA)
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.

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Rwolf (12380) added Gettysburg (DOS) on Oct 28, 2015
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