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Gettysburg--The Second Day$
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Harry W. Pfanz

Print publication date: 1987

Print ISBN-13: 9780807817490

Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: July 2014

DOI: 10.5149/9780807869734_pfanz

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The Repulse

The Repulse

(p.390) Chapter 16 The Repulse
Gettysburg--The Second Day

Harry W. Pfanz

University of North Carolina Press

This chapter describes the battle between the Army of the Potomac and Confederate troops. The terrain gained by the Confederates through their assault was limited to that held by Sickles' advanced line. Essentially all of the Army of the Potomac was on the field, its line on Cemetery Ridge remained intact, and its position was stronger than it had been when the Confederate assault began. The Army of the Potomac repelled enemy attacks all along the line and had punished the Confederate attackers severely.

Keywords:   Gettysburg, Civil War, Confederates, Army of the Potomac, Cemetery Ridge

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