The USS Gettysburg was a Constellation class light cruiser serving in Starfleet during the 23rd and 24th centuries.
Pritol assumed command of the Gettysburg in 2337 and later relinquished it to Mark Jameson in 2348.
Gedna Tachion served as Phaser Control Assistant Division Officer aboard the vessel from 2337 until 2343.
She was slated for decommissioning in2367, to be replaced by a New Orleans class heavy frigate, but the losses from the Battle of Wolf 359 changed that decision.
In 2368 the ship made port on Earth and Lieutenant Commander Chakotay resigned his commission.
She made a visit to Deep Space Nine in 2375 to receive repairs during the Dominion War.