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Battle of Gettysburg (Day 2)

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

Statistical Source: EACW

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The Battle of Gettysburg, the second day: By the morning of July 2, 1863, 150,000 Union and Confederate troops had converged on the little Pennsylvania town. The southerners occupied a line west of the Emmittsburg Road, along the Seminary Ridge. The northern men waited along Cemetery Ridge - a slightly more elevated crest that ran south toward two hills, Big and Little Round Top. Lee's plan called for an assault on the left, or southernmost, end of the Union line.

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