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  The Spencer Repeating Rifle has been credited with the Union win at the Battle of Gettysburg. Captain O. E. Hunt, an instructor in the United States Military Academy in his report in 1865 states that “… with the use of the Spencer Rifle by General (John) Geary’s troops at Gettysburg, a whole division of […]

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Abraham Lincoln’s Grand Strategy Of The Summer Of 1863.

July 30, 2011
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  July 1863 was a bad month for the Confederacy. Timid tempestuous Union Army Commander Scott McClellan had been fired, and replaced with a feisty unapologetic and aggressive new combat commander that had put the Army of the Potomac and the Union army to the west in good fighting order. Shelby Foote once quipped that […]

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Gettysburg Podcast Part Two Of Three

April 25, 2010

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Military Anecdote Day

September 11, 2009

General John B. Gordon relates a fortuitous escape from injury by General Ewell at the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863. “As we rode together, a body of Union soldiers, posted behind some buildings and fences, suddenly opened a brisk fire……..I heard the ominous thud of a Minie ball as it struck General Ewell at my […]

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