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The Second Corps of the Army of Virginia crosses the Potomac and marches on Pennsylvania

Richard Stoddert Ewell, detail
06/20/1863 to 06/22/1863
The first two divisions of General Richard Ewell's Second Corps of the Army of Northern Virginia, commanded by Generals Early and Rodes crossed the Potomac into Maryland on Saturday and Sunday. The other division followed on Monday under General Edward Johnson. Early and Rodes linked up with the cavalry division of General A.G. Jenkins at Hagerstown early that same day and then marched north to begin in earnest the invasion of Pennsylvania, reaching Greencastle in Franklin County by mid-day.  (By John Osborne) 
Source Citation: 
Jacob Hoke, Historical Reminiscences of the War: Or, Incidents which Transpired in and about Chambersburg ... (Chambersburg, PA: M.A. Foltz, 1884), 
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