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View From Ricketts
Photographer: Craig Swain
Taken: February 21, 2009
Caption: View From Ricketts' Guns
Additional Description: Looking toward Benner's Hill over two of the 3-inch Rifles representing the battery. In the evening of July 2, Confederates assaulted up the slopes here, breaking through the infantry line at the base of Cemetery Hill, and reached the battery position. After a bloody close quarters fight, Federal reinforcements eventually drove off the attackers.
Submitted: March 20, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
Database Locator Identification Number: p56547
File Size: 0.833 Megabytes

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