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    Plan shewing [sic] the Rebel concentrated assault on the 3rd Corps, July 2nd Map depicts the situation just prior to Union Gen. Daniel Edgar Sickles' having ordered his 3rd Corps into an advanced position on a ridge overlooking the Emmitsburg Road, unknowingly exposing his left flank. Confederate forces under Longstreet and Hill attacked him, overwhelming the Union position and forcing the troops back, thereby succeeding in forming a wedge between the 2nd and 3rd Corps. Sickles was...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-07-02