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Image from page 315 of "History of the Twenty-third Pennsylvania volunteer infantry, Birneys Zouaves : three months and three years service, Civil War .." (1904)

Identifier: historyoftwentyt00wray

Title: History of the Twenty-third Pennsylvania volunteer infantry, Birneys Zouaves : three months and three years service, Civil War ..

Year: 1904 (1900s)

Authors: Wray, William J. (William John), b. 1844

Subjects: United States. Army. Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, 23rd (1861-1864) United States -- History Civil War, 1861-1865 Regimental histories

Publisher: [Philadelphia? : s.n.

Contributing Library: The Library of Congress

Digitizing Sponsor: Sloan Foundation

  

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Gulps Hill. This was the second position of Shalers Brigade. On its arrival hereGeneral Geary of the 12th Corps placed it in the ravine immediately inrear of this position. During the morning the regiments of the brigadewere engaged in the breastworks, which will be observed runningalong just below the brow of the hill towards a large boulder in theworks. It remained here as relieving regiments, until ordered to leftcentre, in support of ist Corps during repulse of Picketts charge. over the signature of the commander of the Army of the Potomac,that in the battle of Gettysburg, Wheatons Brigade was ordered tothe right, to aid in driving back the enemy and in retaking the works.In other words the troops of Wheatons Brigade were credited, inthe official report of the battle, with the service performed by yourBrigade. Upon learning of this error, I spoke to General Meadeabout it, at an army reunion, held in Boston nine years after the battle,and he promised to have his report corrected. I

  

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