George Meade

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English: George Gordon Meade (December 31, 1815 - November 6, 1872 in Philadelphia) was an American general during the American Civil War. He was a commander of the Army of the Potomac and is best known for defeating the Army of Northern Virginia (commanded by Robert E. Lee) at the Battle of Gettysburg in Pennsylvania.
Deutsch: George Gordon Meade (* 31. Dezember 1815 in Cádiz, Spanien; † 6. November 1872 in Philadelphia) war General der Unionsarmee im amerikanischen Bürgerkrieg.