The “German” XI Corps at Gettysburg July 1, 1863
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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.
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Also by Patrick Young:
The "Germans Run Away" at Chancellorsville
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