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Stone's Brigade and the Fight for the McPherson Farm Stone’s (Bucktail) Brigade fought one of the most desperate actions of the battle. The defense of the McPherson farm bought valuable time for more Union units to arrive in the area and deploy for the ultimate victory at Gettysburg.
A Quaker Soldier In The Civil War: Letters From the Front An in-depth narrative about John F. Irwin from Clearfield, PA who enlisted in the 149th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry in 1862. Though a Quaker who was committed to pacifism, he also deeply opposed slavery and because he was more committed to abolitionism.