Union Counterattacks

Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide Dr. Rich Goedkoop is the host for a series on Union Counterattacks on Cemetery Ridge During July 2, 1863. Rich Goedkoop writes, “I wish to thank LBG and close friend Cliff Detweiler, for research assistance on this series. I would also like to thank Mr. Dale Gallon and Ms. Anne Gallon of Gallon Historical Art, Gettysburg, PA (Gallon.com) for the gracious use of two of Dale Gallon’s paintings for illustrations of key moments of the First Minnesota at Gettysburg.”

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Union Counterattacks Part 1
In today’s Union Counterattacks’ post, Rich Goedkoop introduces us to the Union Counterattacks’ series, and explains how Major General Sickles’ forward move on July 2, 1863 necessitated the counterattacks.
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Union Counterattacks Part 2
In today’s Union Counterattacks’ post, LBG Rich Goedkoop shows us the monuments to the 39th New York, the 111th New York, and the 125th New York on the Gettysburg Battlefield.
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Union Counterattacks Part 3
In today’s Union Counterattacks’ post, LBG Rich Goedkoop shows us the monument to the 126th New York and the markers for the positions of Willard’s Brigade and the site where Willard was killed.
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Union Counterattacks Part 4
In today’s Union Counterattacks’ post, LBG Rich Goedkoop shows us the monuments to the 150th New York and the 1st Maryland Potomac Home Brigade on Culp’s Hill, and where they attacked at the Trostle Farm on July 2, 1863.
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Union Counterattacks Part 5
In today’s Union Counterattacks’ post, Licensed Battlefield Guide Rich Goedkoop shows us the area where the First Minnesota Infantry Regiment charged from Cemetery Ridge into the area around Plum Run on July 2, 1863.
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Union Counterattacks Part 6
In today’s Union Counterattacks’ post, Licensed Battlefield Guide Rich Goedkoop shows us the area where the 13th Vermont Infantry Regiment charged from Cemetery Ridge to the area of the Rogers Farm on July 2, 1863.
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Union Counterattacks Part 7
In today’s Union Counterattacks’ post, Licensed Battlefield Guide Rich Goedkoop shows us the area where the 106th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment charged from Cemetery Ridge to the area of the Codori Farm on July 2, 1863.
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Union Counterattacks Part 8
In today’s Union Counterattacks’ post, Licensed Battlefield Guide Rich Goedkoop concludes the series and explains the importance of the Union Counterattacks in holding Cemetery Ridge on July 2, 1863.
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