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Flank March

March 2024
1min read

Browsing through the May/June issue’s “Time Machine,” I noticed something interesting. When you described “Stonewall” Jackson’s flank attack on Hooker at Chancellorsville, you had him leading three mounted divisions. It’s just a picky point, but Jackson’s Rebels weren’t mounted. They marched their way through Hooker’s flank.

And in the July “Time Machine, ” the caption that accompanies the picture of Pickett’s Charge at Gettysburg has the objective as Cemetery Hill when it was, in fact, Cemetery Ridge. —The editors

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