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Around Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, Confederate advance units skirmish with Union troops defending Harrisburg

Civil War Battle, iconic image
06/28/1863 to 06/29/1863
Light skirmishing progressed from the afternoon of June 28,1863 into the next day around Oyster's Point, in present day Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, as the cautiously advancing mounted infantry of Confederate General Albert Jenkins made contact with the two regiments of New York militia under Union General William Farrar Smith.  Smith's men were protecting the entrenchments thrown up to defend the eastern shore of the Susquehanna River about three miles from the Pennsylvania state capital of Harrisburg.  Few casualties resulted.  (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), 91-95.
Edward Longacre, The Cavalry at Gettysburg: A Tactical Study of Mounted Operations during the Civil War's Pivotal Campaign, 9 June-14 July 1863 (Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 1993), 146. 

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