Gettysburg Live 150 – 2:30pm – General Lee Arrives

150 years ago right now, General Robert E. Lee finally makes his appearance on the battlefield west of Gettysburg.

Realizing that an attack is already underway from General Ewell’s Corps to the north, Lee gives the go-ahead for General Hill’s Corps – now including the newly-arrived division of Maj. General Dorsey Pender – to renew their attacks against the Union position on McPherson’s Ridge. It wouldn’t take long for them to comply.

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