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Photographer: Craig Swain
Taken: August 24, 2008
Caption: Semmes' and Kershaw's Brigades
Additional Description: Looking from the marker location at the south side of the Orange Turnpike. General Paul J. Semmes' and General Joseph Kershaw's Brigades defended on the south side of the Pike, resisting the advance of Col. Sideny Burbank's Brigade of Sykes Division. Semmes' Brigade included the 10th, 50th, 51st, and 53rd Georgia Infantry. Kershaw's included the 2nd, 3rd, 7th, 8th and 15th South Carolina Infantry Regiments along with the 3rd S.C. Infantry Battalion.
Submitted: September 13, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
Database Locator Identification Number: p35395
File Size: 1.509 Megabytes
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