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Effective when closely controlled, he could not adjust to the freedom which Lee's general instructions gave him. As a result, he was hesitant and relied heavily on the advice of his officers, such as Early's suggestion that he postpone his attack on 2 July. east. Schenck ignored repeated suggestions by Halleck to correct Milroy's position. Rather than press the issue, Halleck had let it drop. Several small skirmishes occurred between 10 and 13 June as Milroy's outposts fell back before Ewell's advanced guards.
The provost marshal's guard served as field police, thereby relieving individual regiments from having to provide detachments for this purpose. In addition, of course, each Federal brigade, division and corps had its ambulance corps and medical team, which facilitated treatment of the wounded. These were valuable assets, for which there was nothing comparable in the Army of Northern Virginia. However, despite these valuable advantages, the organization of the Army of the Potomac was distinctly clumsy.
Pettigrew 150 John Newton 153 Jennie Wade 154 John Gibbon 163 How Many Guns Bombarded Cemetery Ridge? 165 Meteorology 168 A Matter of Time 172 Winfield Scott Hancock 175 Alexander S. Webb 177 Frank A. Haskell 183 Arthur James Lyon Fremantle 184 The Confederate Order of Attack 185 Mrs. Hancock's Dinner Guests 187 Richard B. Garnett 193 Alonzo H. Cushing 195 Lewis A. Armistead 196 Armistead's Last Words 200 Where Was Pickett? 203 How Many Men Fought at Gettysburg? 204 Who Won the Third Day? " He had a point.