02 July 2016

Day Two at Gettysburg

2 July 1863  

On this date in 1863...

The Battle of Gettysburg continued to rage with Confederate assaults on Little & Big Round Tops, Devil's Den, the Wheatfield, the Peach Orchard, Cemetery Hill and Culp’s Hill at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

Other Years:
  • 1810 - Confederate statesman and general, Robert Augustus Toombs was born in Washington, Georgia.
  • 1843 - An alligator fell from sky during a thunderstorm into the streets of Charleston, South Carolina.
  • 1964 - U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the most sweeping civil rights legislation since Reconstruction.

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