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The Civil War

Title: Minnesota Troops at Gettysburg
Type: Newspaper
Date: 1863
Source: Goodhue County Republican

Description: The Goodhue County Republican published this account of the Minnesota regiments in the battle of Gettysburg.
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Minnesota Troops at Gettysburg

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  1. What other accomplishments had the First Minnesota achieved before going to Gettysburg?



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  2. The First Minnesota originally had more than 1,000 men, but by 1863 there were only 410 at Gettysburg. How many soldiers remained after Gettysburg?



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  3. What sources might we use to figure out if those who were considered "mortally wounded" actually survived?



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  4. What does Wilkinson mean when he says that "I hope this is overdrawn"?



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