We often mention “command and control” in regard to a general’s performance on the battlefield. What, exactly, did those look like ON the battlefield? Here’s a look at Sedgwick’s attack into the West Woods, looking at his command and control.
The records tell us more than 175,000 men fought at Gettysburg from July 1 to July 3, 1863. And of course, we have, from that list of participants, thousands upon thousands of stories that are woven into the larger fabric of history. We walk the grounds of Gettysburg today and can recall epic deeds, usuallyContinue reading “Al Sieber, a desperate charge at Gettysburg, and Geronimo”