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Battle of Gettysburg (Day 1)

Stats (cumulative for all three days):
Union Casualties: 22,807
Confederate Casualties: 28,000

Statistical Source: EACW

Battle of Gettysburg (Day 1)
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The Battle of Gettysburg begins: On the morning of July 1, 1863, Confederate troops ran into Union horsemen on the Chambersburg Pike, northwest of town. Each side sent for help. The rebels got there first, and by afternoon had driven the Federals south of town, where they rallied into defensive positions on Culp's Hill and Cemetery Hill.

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