2106 Major General Winfield Scott Hancock. S After the resignation of Darius N.
Couch, May 22, 1863, Hancock assumed command of the II Corps. July 1, 1863, Hancock and his II Corps were in Maryland when Major General George Gordon Meade, now commanding the Army of the Potomac, sent Hancock to Gettysburg to take command of the field.Over the next two days, Winfield Scott Hancock would play a significant role in the fighting at Gettysburg. On the third day, General Meade placed Hancock in command of the I and III Corps along with his own II Corps.
Hancock was now commanding three fifths of the Army of the Potomac at Gettysburg. During the famed Pickett's Charge Hancock was severely wounded (a wound that would bother him the rest of his life).
The Battle of Gettysburg was over and the Union victory would prove to be the result of the leadership of Major General Winfield Scott Hancock. Three years later on April 21, 1866, Hancock would receive the thanks of Congress for his "skill and heroic valor" during the Battle of Gettysburg.
Carce stereo, however exhibits foxing and moderate soiling and wear. Small paper affixed to bottom right of mount with manuscript. Thank you for your interest in the item. All merchandise is unconditionally guaranteed as to originality and description. The item "STEREOVIEW CIVIL WAR WINFIELD SCOTT HANCOCK ANTHONY YELLOW MOUNT" is in sale since Monday, May 13, 2019.
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