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Gettysburg—The First Day$
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Harry W. Pfanz

Print publication date: 2001

Print ISBN-13: 9780807826249

Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: July 2014

DOI: 10.5149/9780807898406_pfanz

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Heth Attacks

Heth Attacks

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(p.269) Chapter 20 Heth Attacks
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Gettysburg—The First Day
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Harry W. Pfanz

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University of North Carolina Press
DOI:10.5149/9780807898406_pfanz.25

This chapter describes the attack carried out by Heth, which drove the Federals from McPherson Ridge. Heth claimed that his division had lost 2,300 men in thirty minutes. Apart from their casualties, his brigades were out of ammunition and halted their advance. As they prepared to advance again, Pender's division came up from the rear and passed over their line. Pender's arrival signaled the end of Heth's division's battle on 1 July and the beginning of the day's last round.

Keywords:   Battle of Gettysburg, Civil War, Henry Heth, William D. Pender, Confederates, Union

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