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16
by William Bechmann at 8:56 PM
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September 17, 1862.......



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Bill
Sep
16
by James N. at 1:02 PM
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First Phase: Morning - Hooker and Mansfield Attack
173.JPG Union monuments along Mansfield Avenue near the Poffenberger Farm north of the Cornfield.

After maneuvering into position on the afternoon and evening of September 16, 1862, the Union I Corps commanded by Maj. Gen. Joseph "Fighting Joe" Hooker began the battle the next morning in the pre-dawn darkness. Successive uncoordinated attacks were made by each of his...
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