Category Archives: Battle Decsions

The Artillery at Gettysburg

[Note: This will eventually be stored as a separate page for reference purposes.] There were numerous explosions at various arsenals during the war, and even one after the war ended.  They occurred both in the North [Barthelow Manufacturing in Philadelphia, … Continue reading

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Your decision on July 1 at 5 PM: What do you do?

Let’s discuss Lee’s decision at the end of Day 1.  Does he stay or go?  Remember, the Union objective was not to defeat Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia in a major battle on Day 1, but to hold Lee’s forces … Continue reading

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