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McPherson Ridge: Buford and Reynolds Make a Stand Page8

(7-01) Gen. Joseph Davis's brigade of Mississippians and North Carolinians swept across the fields in the distance from the west (left) and then wheeled to face the photographer and entered the then unfinished railroad bed

(7-01) West end of the Railroad Cut. View looking east


(7-01) In the central portion of the cut, the banks were too steep for the Confederates to see out or fire at the Federals to the south

(7-01) East end of the cut looking east toward Gettysburg. The 6th Wisconsin straddled the railroad at this point (facing the camera) and poured a volley into the left flank of the Confederates in the cut

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