July 1, 1863: General Buford and the First Day of Gettysburg

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For the Union the first day of Gettysburg the stand our performance was delivered by Brigadier General John Buford and his two brigades of cavalry.  They delayed the advancing Confederates just long enough so that the Army of Northern Virginia had to fight arriving Union infantry Corps from the Army of the Potomac before they [...]

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Donald R. McClarey (1546 Posts)


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