Gettysburg Campaign timeline

  • Battle of Brandy Station - Largest Cavalry Fight

    The Battle of Brandy Station, also called the Battle of Fleetwood Hill, was the largest predominantly cavalry engagement of the American Civil War,... Read more

  • Second Battle of Winchester

    County: Frederick VA, and City of Winchester General Location: Valley Pike (US 11 at Abrams Creek), Apple Pie Ridge and ``Louisiana Heights'' W... Read more

  • Battle of Middleburg

    The Battle of Middleburg took place from June 17 to June 19, 1863, in Loudoun County, Virginia, as part of the Gettysburg Campaign of the American... Read more

  • Battle of Aldie

    Description:Stuart’s cavalry screened the Confederate infantry as it marched north behind the sheltering Blue Ridge. The pursuing Federals of... Read more

  • Battle of Upperville

    Description: On June 21, Union cavalry made a determined effort to pierce Stuart’s cavalry screen. Hampton’s and Robertson’s brigades made a stand... Read more

  • Henry Thomas Harrison's Espionage Prompts Battle of Gettysburg

    Career as a Confederate spy In November 1861, Harrison was discharged from the Militia and eventually became a spy for CSA Secretary of War,... Read more

  • Battle of Hanover

    Description: Maj. Gen. J.E.B. Stuart’s cavalry, which was riding north to get around the Union army, attacked a Union cavalry regiment, driving... Read more

  • Skirmish of Sporting Hill

    The Skirmish of Sporting Hill was a relatively small skirmish during the Gettysburg Campaign of the American Civil War, taking place on June 30,... Read more

  • Battle of Carlisle

    The Battle of Carlisle was a relatively small, but strategically important skirmish during the Gettysburg Campaign of the American Civil War,... Read more

  • Battle of Gettysburg, Day 1

    The Battle of Gettysburg, fought in and around the town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, was the battle with the largest number of casualties in the... Read more

  • Battle Of Gettysburg - Day 2

    On July 2, 1863, the lines of the Battle of Gettysburg, now in its second day, were drawn in two sweeping parallel arcs. The Confederate and Union... Read more

  • Battle of Hunterstown

    The Battle of Hunterstown was a minor cavalry engagement in Adams County, Pennsylvania, on July 2, 1863, during the Gettysburg Campaign of the... Read more

  • Battle of Fairfield

    The Battle of Fairfield was a cavalry engagement during the Gettysburg Campaign of the American Civil War. It was fought July 3, 1863, near... Read more

  • Battle Of Gettysburg - Day 3

    General Lee wished to renew the attack on Friday, July 3, using the same basic plan as the previous day: Longstreet would attack the Federal left,... Read more

  • Fight at Monterey Pass

    The Fight at Monterey Pass (or Gap) was an American Civil War military engagement beginning the evening of July 4, 1863, during the Retreat from... Read more

  • Battle of Williamsport - Lee's Army Constructs Bridge

    The Battle of Williamsport, also known as the Battle of Hagerstown or Falling Waters, took place from July 6 to July 16, 1863, in Washington... Read more

  • Battle of Boonsboro

    Description: On July 8, the Confederate cavalry, holding the South Mountain passes, fought a rearguard action against elements of the Union 1st and... Read more

  • Battle of Funkstown

    The Second Battle of Funkstown (more commonly simply referred to as the Battle of Funkstown) took place near Funkstown, Maryland, on July 10, 1863,... Read more

  • Battle of Manassas Gap

    Description: After recrossing the Potomac River at Williamsport, Lee’s army withdrew up the Shenandoah Valley. Meade crossed the Potomac River... Read more