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Feb
17
by Gettysburg Greg at 6:45 AM
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Positioned to the left of the 16th Michigan on the south shelf of Little Round Top, the 44th/12th NY constructed these works after the heavy fighting that took place here on July 2, 1863. The view is looking up towards the summit from the Confederate side of the works. It is interesting to note the difference between the tightly compacted rock wall built to stop incoming bullets from Confederate riflemen versus...
Feb
17
by Buckeye Bill at 10:43 AM
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Powhatan Beaty (October 8, 1837 – December 6, 1916) was an African American soldier and actor. During the American Civil War, he served in the Union Army's 5th United States Colored Infantry Regiment throughout the Richmond/Petersburg Campaign. He received America's highest military decoration, the Medal of Honor, for taking command of his company at the Battle of Chaffin's Farm (New Market Heights) Virginia,...
Feb
17
by Trivia Master at 8:00 AM
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Who said this, and about whom?
"He will regret it but once. . . ."

credit: @MaryDee

Bonus:
After the Battle of Gettysburg the Medical Director of the Army of the Potomac, Jonathan Letterman, although still responsible for the wounded and the field hospitals, travelled with the army in pursuit of Lee.
1/ Who did he leave in charge of the wounded at Gettysburg?.
On July 18th Letterman's role with Gettysburg was...
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