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  • At harvest the corn was cut high on the stalk with short sickles and put up in sheaves, after which it was carried to the threshing-floor and there trodden out by the hoofs of oxen.
  • Previously the grain had ordinarily been cut with sickles and harvested by hand.
  • During the second day's battle he commanded the left centre of the Union army, and after General Sickles had been wounded, the whole of the left wing.
  • DANIEL EDGAR SICKLES (1825-), American soldier and diplomatist, was born in New York City on the 20th of October 1825.
  • In 1859 he was tried on a charge of murder, having shot Philip Barton Key, U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia, whom Sickles had discovered to have a liaison with his wife; but was acquitted after a dramatic trial lasting twenty days.

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