At this time, 2 p. m., Rodes' and Early's divisions of Ewell's corps — the first from Carlisle and the other from York, g and up the hills beyond.
He then directed me to go to Genl. Ewell and to say to him that from the position he occupied he edience to these instructions I proceeded immediately to Genl. Ewell and delivered the order of Genl. Lee.
Genl. Ewell did nGenl. Ewell did not obey this order.
Those heights were what is known as Cemetery Hill, which was the key to the Federal position.
The enemy where Pender formerly was. At sunset Johnson's division of Ewell's corps came up and took line of battle on Early's left, anbe supported by Anderson and to receive the co-operation of Ewell.
General Fitzhugh Lee in his Life of Lee, says: When Lee weneral Trimble, and also Wilcox's brigade, and directed General Ewell to assail the enemy's right at the same time.
A carefu silence those of the enemy.
Hill's artillery and part of Ewell's was ordered to open simultaneously, and the assaulting co
Anderson's Division, Heth's Division, Wilcox's Division, with the artillery of this corps.
Infantry not in action, but Third Corps guns replying to Warren's.
Ewell's Second Corps, next on the extreme Confederate left, composed of:
Early's (Gordon) Division, perhaps slightly; Johnson's Division, partly in action; Rodes' Divorts.
That this was a matured plan, settled upon by Generals Grant and Meade, and attempted in execution in a determined manner to carry the Confederate works on Ewell's front, the following quotations from the published official records fully establish:
Major-General Humphrey's, Chief of Staff to General Meade, page—of his bon, our loss was nothing, and this was accomplished against a force of 12,000 picked infantry by twenty-nine pieces of artillery alone, but well handled.
General R. S. Ewell, page 1073 of Records, says:
As it was unadvisable to continue efforts to retake the salient with the force at my command, a new line was laid out dur
, 58, 72, 99, 336, 341, 344, 359
Davis, Capt. James T. killed 201
Died on the field of honor, 43, 67
Dispatch captured, 228
Dow, capture of Gen. Neal, 94
Drug conditions of the Confederacy, 161
England, Capt. A. V. killed, 19
Ewell, Gen. R. S., 19
Falligant, Capt. Robert 296
Farragut, Admiral D. G., 2
Fauntleroy, Gen. T. T., 286
Featherstone, Capt. J. C., 358
Federal Army, Foreigners in, 240
Federal, vessels destroyed, 8, 84
Ferrero, Gen. E. 367
Flemolonel Jeff, killed, 265
Last Charge at Appomattox, 69, 190 375
L'Etondal, Captain J., coolness of, 229
Lee, General R. E., orders at Chambers-burg 132; a gentleman by birth and breeding, his physique, 140; greatness, 158; his corps commanders Ewell, 141; Hill Stuart, 142; episode of to the rear, 295, 339; saved life of Federal officer 375
Ligon, Surgeon E. A., 292; Captain R. F., 292
Lincoln, A., retort on, 109
Lipscomb's kettle drum, Tommy, 101
Long Dr. Crawford W. 161