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In Pennsylvania, New York Militia units prepare a defense of Carlisle against the Confederate advance

Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, 1861, photograph
06/24/1863
Brigadier General J.F. Knipe had gathered two New York militia regiments at the fairgrounds north of Carlisle, Pennsylvania and then deployed them about a mile west of the town square where local  home guards and African-American townspeople had already begun entrenchments. Before the Confederates arrived, though, the New Yorkers were ordered back towards Harrisburg and marched away the following evening.  (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
Cooper H. Wingert, The Confederate Approach on Harrisburg: The Gettysburg Campaign's Northernmost Reaches (Charleston, SC: The History Press, 2012), 57-58.

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