As the maelstrom around the Dunker Church and West Woods began to quiet, the fighting shifted southward toward the Confederate center. For three hours, 2,500 Confederates hunkered down in a sunken road held off wave after Federal wave—some 10,000 attackers in all. Shortly after noon, the line broke, and Federals swarmed in, trapping Southerners like fish in a barrel. Afterwards, the Confederate dead were lying in rows like the ties of a railroad, in heaps like cordwood mingled with splintered and shattered fence rails.”
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