On this day in the Civil War, Confederate General J. Johnston Pettigrew is mortally wounded in an assault by troops of the Federal Army of the Potomac.

General Pettigrew survived Picketts Charge at the Battle of Gettysburg, only to die 2 weeks later.

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Gettysburg Battlefield

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