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Battle of Gettysburg


George G. Meade

American Federal Forces

94 000 soldiers


Robert E. Lee

Southern Confederate Army

72 000 soldiers


American Federal Forces


Battle of Gettysburg

Nathaniel Currier and James Merritt Ives (1863), The battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 3rd, 1863 (Public Domain)





Battle of Königgrätz



William I

Helmuth von Moltke


221 000 soldiers


Ludwig von Benedek

Austria : 184 000 soldiers

Saxony : 22 000 soldiers



Battle of Sadowa / Königgrätz

Map released into the public domain by its author, Julien Then (2007)





Battle of Sedan



Helmuth von Moltke, Wilhelm I, Ludwig Freiherr von der Tan



200 000 soldiers


Napoléon III


120 000 soldiers

Prussia and Bavaria


Battle of Sedan

Source: 4th edition of Meyers Konversationslexikon (1885-90) [Public Domain]





Spanish-American War


United States of America (300 000 soldiers)

Cuba (30 000 soldiers)

Kingdom of Spain

(270 000 soldiers)

Philippines (51 000 soldiers)

Puerto Rico (10 000 soldiers)


United States of America




Spanish-American War

USS Olympia destroying the Spanish Fleet off Cavite during the Battle of Manila Bay (May 1st, 1898) [Public Domain]


Kentucky Volunteers during the Spanish-American War of 1898

US Kentucky Volunteers regiment in Puerto Rico (1898), US Army [Public Domain]



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