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Field Armies & Fortifications in the Civil WarThe Eastern Campaigns, 1861-1864$
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Earl J. Hess

Print publication date: 2005

Print ISBN-13: 9780807829318

Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: July 2014

DOI: 10.5149/9780807876398_Hess

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: Gettysburg and Lee's Pennsylvania Campaign

: Gettysburg and Lee's Pennsylvania Campaign

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Field Armies & Fortifications in the Civil War

Earl J. Hess

University of North Carolina Press

This chapter examines the use of fortifications by the Army of the Potomac and the Army of Northern Virginia at the Battle of Gettysburg and Confederates General Robert E. Lee's Pennsylvania campaign during the Civil War. When the Suffolk campaign ended, Lee turned his attention to Pennsylvania, a campaign that would shake up the North. He wanted to enter the North by way of the lower Shenandoah Valley, but a modest Union garrison at Winchester barred the way. Robert H. Milroy began to strengthen the defenses for Winchester after he took command of it on January 1, 1863. The chapter considers the defenses for Richmond and other battle sites such as Pittsburgh and Harrisburg.

Keywords:   fortifications, Potomac, Northern Virginia, Battle of Gettysburg, Robert E. Lee, Pennsylvania, Civil War, Winchester, Robert H. Milroy, defenses

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