From the Salem Chapel, General Wilcox grown their soldiers to have a final remain

[Pg 62] Having Sedgwick, having 31,000 boys, got Marye’s Heights during the step one o’clock in the time, shedding throughout the step 1,one hundred thousand guys, and you can instantly General Brooks’ section (ten,000) marched from Plank Highway, in which on every straight crest, Wilcox’s Alabamians, having an effective Virginia power supply away from a couple of weapons (4,100 in most) disputed the way in which.

Only at Salem Church the battle began whenever Sedgwick’s improve guard, beating their ways all the time up against a small number of Confederates, in the end shaped later on the day from Can get step 3, happy to put the column from inside the a grand physical violence from the couples Confederates position sullenly toward pine ridge and that crosses the fresh new Plank Roadway during the proper angles from the in which Salem Church stands. Read more