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Holding the left at Gettysburg

Seward R. Osborne

Holding the left at Gettysburg

the 20th New York State Militia on July 1, 1863

by Seward R. Osborne

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Published by Longstreet House in Hightstown, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (State),
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Army. New York Infantry Regiment, 80th (1861-1866),
    • Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863.,
    • New York (State) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementSeward R. Osborne.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE475.53 .O83 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination32 p. :
      Number of Pages32
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1592599M
      ISBN 100944413145
      LC Control Number91123453
      OCLC/WorldCa23254358

      After 3 hours of turbulent action, the Confederates left the field and retired to the north of Gettysburg. The Union horsemen, holding their ground, had successfully cut off any prospect of Confederate cavalry aid in the rear of the Union lines on Cemetery Ridge.   He could detach part of his army to threaten Meade and attempt to hold it in place, but with the "all sources" intelligence system put in place by Hooker, Meade would have been able to quickly identify which units he faced and which ones weren't present (at the time of Gettysburg, Meade had available an Order of Battle for the ANV which couldn.

      The foot-tall granite and bronze monument stands on Oak Ridge at the Gettysburg National Military Park in Gettysburg, is close to the site of the right flank of the First Corps. Militarily, Gettysburg was a Union victory, casualties were left on the field. It has been difficult to condense this battle into less than words. If you have questions, please don’t hesitate to leave a comment and I’d be happen to answer. For more in-depth study on the Battle of Gettysburg.

      Gettysburg Address, speech delivered by Abraham Lincoln on Nov. 19, , at the dedication of the national cemetery on the Civil War battlefield of Gettysburg, Pa. It is one of the most famous and most quoted of modern speeches. The final version of the address prepared by Lincoln, differing in detail from the spoken address, reads. Special thanks go to those who helped make the seminar and this book possible; Evangelina Rubalcava, for managing all the seminar logistics, Chris Little, our editor, John Heiser, for his superb maps that support nearly every essay, and Scott Hartwig, general editor and all around guru of layout and design of this book you are holding.


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