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The Civil War, Day by Day

Gen. William Barksdale (detail)


General William Barksdale, CS, Born

He commanded a brigade in the Seven Days Campaign, at Fredericksburg and at Chancellorsville. He was mortally wounded while leading a Confederate assault at the Battle of Gettysburg.




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