Early’s Attack on Barlow’s Knoll at Gettysburg 1863-Day 1
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This was a Confederate victory.
The Union forces were attacked by superior Confederate forces by in number and morale.
But the Union brigades put up a tough fight, holding off the Confederate right and delaying the advance of the Confederate left by a stiff defence in the centre. Two of thee Union batteries poured devastating fire onto the Confederate right with the help of a Union regiment hidden in the woods.
|The Union left flank brigade|
|The four Confederate batteries on their left|
|One of the four Confederate veteran brigades|
|The leading Union brigade and battery exposed on Barlow's Knoll|
|The second Union brigade maintained it's position on the far side of the Knoll until necessary|
|The second Union brigade extends it's line to the right as the reserve of the Confederate force advances|
|The dying combats of the day.|