Skip to content

Gettysburg: #7 – The Slaughter at Devil’s Den – History Traveler Episode 132

23/06/2021

May 24,2021

Part 7 of the Gettysburg series. Gettysburg. This titanic battle that ended with over 50,000 combined casualties for the Union and Confederates and completely turned a town inside out began with a single shot on the Chamberburg Pike on the morning of July 1, 1863.

One of bloodiest and most sinister looking parts of the Gettysburg battlefield has to be the rocky area known as Devil’s Den. It was here that Confederates from Hood’s division attacked the Union left flank on July 2, 1863 which resulted in some of the most brutal fighting during the entire 3 day battle. We’re taking a look at Devil’s Den the way that few have before by getting off of the beaten path and walking the ground in the same way that the men who fought there did. Much to see and learn here!

No comments yet

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: