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General John Buford: Reading the Battlefield

Union General John Buford, the strategic and tactical genius of Gettysburg. Tweet On June 30, 1863, Brig. General John Buford and his cavalry entered the small town of Gettysburg. Buford quickly realized that a large force of Confederates were maneuvering into a tactically superior position. Two great armies were about to clash. The lay of […]

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