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The Battle of Gettysburg


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ISBN
1505540119,
9781505540116,
Language
English
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Subject Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863.
HISTORY -- United States -- Civil War Period (1850-1877) -- bisacsh

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"[...]batteries, in position, upon a commanding eminence, at the “Cemetery,” which, as a reserve, had not participated in the fight of the day, and this Division was now of course steady. Around this Division the fugitives were stopped, and the shattered Brigades and Regiments, as they returned, were formed upon either flank, and faced toward the enemy again. A show of order at least, speedily came from chaos—the rout was at an end—the First and Eleventh Corps were in line of battle again—not very systematically formed perhaps—in a splendid position, and in a condition to offer resistance, should the enemy be willing to try them. These formations were all[...]".