nt, and, tying the ribbon around his cap, galloped off with us to the front, where we hastened to take our position on the extreme right.
On our way we met General Maxey Gregg, a gallant officer from South Carolina, with whom I exchanged a few words of friendly greeting for the last time, as a few hours afterwards he was a corpse.h their pursuers, with whom they became indiscriminately mingled, whereby was caused inevitable confusion and great loss of life on our side.
Here the gallant General Gregg fell mortally wounded while attempting to rally his men. Our reserves speedily coming up, however, with the right wing of Early's division, the Yankees were resion, and had fallen during the first attack in the morning on the spot where our lines had for some time been broken.
We had to mourn the loss of two general officers, Maxey Gregg of South Carolina, and Thomas R. R. Cobb of Georgia, who fell on Marye's Heights.
At his side General Cooke, a brother of Mrs Stuart, was dangerously