Tuesday, August 9, 2016

XI Corps, Army of the Potomac (link to article)

The “German” XI Corps at Gettysburg July 1, 1863
Article by Patrick Young, Esq. (link)

The XI Corps, Army of the Potomac, (a corps comprised mostly of German or "Dutch" immigrants) was under the command of Oliver O. Howard. The men did not like Howard, a prejudiced, preachy Puritan. Also, they blamed him for the loss at Chancellorsburg, Virginia.

Article on LongIslandWins.com


Also by Patrick Young:
The "Germans Run Away" at Chancellorsville

Related posts (this blog): XI and XII Corps, Army of the Potomac

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