Image from page 362 of “History of the Third Pennsylvania Cavalry, Sixtieth Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers, in the American Civil War, 1861-1865 [electronic resource]” (1905) – Philadelphia Picture

Identifier: 01683643.3138.emory.edu
Title: History of the Third Pennsylvania Cavalry, Sixtieth Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers, in the American Civil War, 1861-1865 [electronic resource]
Year: 1905 (1900s)
Authors: Third Pennsylvania Cavalry Association. Regimental History Committee
Subjects: United States. Army. Pennsylvania Cavalry Regiment, 3rd (1861-1865)
Publisher: Philadelphia : Franklin Print. Co.
Contributing Library: Emory University, Robert W. Woodruff Library
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ir carbines, and drove back their opponents. They punched holes through the wall with their carbinesand behind this formidable breastwork they were enabled, thouglrepeatedly charged, to hold their position until daylight disappeared. Ranks guns in the meantime kept up a lively fire ancdid effective work. After dark a charge was made against ouiright, which was driven in, but the men, not being discouragedmade a counter-charge and regained their position. Our opponents proved to be Walkers Brigade, of Johnsons Division, oEwells Corps, and it was our good fortune to hold them in checllong enough to prevent them from participating in the assaul;on Culps Hill. About 10 oclock the whole division was withdrawn and movecover a country cross-road to the Baltimore Pike, where it biv-ouacked for the night along White Run. Between 9 and 10 oclock on the morning of the 3d to horsewas sounded and we were again in the saddle. Retracing ouisteps, we resumed our position on the right, but with a more

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CD z =) 00 DC< u. LU DDC UJ I the cavalry fight on the right at gettysburg. 297 July 3, 1863. extended line. Irvin Gregg connected with the right of the in-fantry line near Wolfs Hill and stretched his line to the HanoverRoad, while Mcintosh moved to and halted at the crossing ofthe Low Dutch and Hanover roads. Custers Brigade occupiedthe ground to the right and front of Mcintosh. After some delayMcintosh moved forward to relieve Custer, who had been orderedto report to his division commander (Kilpatrick) in the vicinityof Round Top. The Third Pennsylvania and First Marylandwere drawn up in columns of squadrons in a clover-field south-west of the Lott house, while the First New Jersey was sent torelieve Custers men on outpost. General J. E. B. Stuart, who was in command of the Confed-erate cavalry, now occupied what is known as Cress Ridge,about three-fourths of a mile north and west of Lotts house. Onthe southeastern slope of the ridge there were cultivated fields,while its summit

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