Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Gettysburg -- Culp's Hill

July 3, 1863, 10:00 A. M. -- Gettysburg, Culp's Hill

The 123rd New York and the rest of McDougall's brigade hunkered down just North of the Baltimore Pike after Magor-GeneralEdward Johnson'r Divisioncatured their breastworks.  Union artillery South of the Pike fired over the brigade on July 3rd.

Reference: Civil War Times (Aug. - 2013), "Hundreds of Rebels Lay There," D. Scott Hartwig, Supervisory Historian, Gettysburg National Park

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