Gettysburg Battle Simulator

Decision 2 of 4

Result: Minor Confederate Victory

General Ewell and his division commanders examine Cemetery Hill from afar and determine that Union forces have rallied and thrown up breastworks to defend the hill. Looking at his exhausted men, Ewell decides that an attack would be too costly and its chances for success too uncertain.

Patrols are sent around both Union flanks, which determine that the Union has established defenses around Culp's Hill in the northeast as well as along Cemetery Ridge to the south. Little other information is obtained due to the fatigue of the foot soldiers, numerous casualties, and the lack of Confederate cavalry trained in reconaissance.