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at is probably an overestimate: since he admits a total loss, while across the Rappahannock, of no less than 17,197 men — as follows:
Sedgwick's (6th) Corps,4,601
Slocum's (12th) Corps,2,883
Couch's (2d) Corps,2,025
Reynolds's (1st) Corps,292
Sickles's (3d) corps,4,089
Howard's (11th) corps,2,508
Meade's (5th) corps,699
He adds that a Rebel surgeon at Richmond stated the loss of their side in these struggles at 18,000
43 Among them, Gen. Paxton, killed and Gen. Heth, wounded. and it is significant that no official statement of their losses was ever made, and that Pollard is silent on the subject.
It is quite probable that, while the prestige of success was wholly with the Rebels, their losses were actually more exhausting than ours.
And the violent storm and consequent flood which attended and covered Hooker's recrossing, setting some of his pontoons adrift and threatening to separate him from his resources, is cited on one side to explain his retre
Gettysburg; where lie encountered
July 1. the van of the Rebel army, under Gen. Heth, of Hill's corps, and drove it back on the division, by whom our troopers werm right to left.
Hill's corps, including the divisions of Anderson, Pender, and Heth, held the center; while Ewell's, composed of Rhodes's, Early's, and Johnson's dig our whole line.
Pender's failure to advance caused the division on his left — Heth's — to remain inactive.
Here we have two whole divisions, and two brigades of avision in advance, supported on the right by Wilcox's brigade and on the left by Heth's division, commanded by Pettigrew.
The left of Pickett's division occupied thearksdale, Miss., and Garnett, Va. Among their wounded, Maj.-Gens. Hood, Trimble, Heth, and Pender, the latter mortally: Brig.-Gens. Pettigrew, Kemper, Scales, G. T. A our side.
An attempt to charge our right flank by Pettigrew's old brigade, now Heth's, was signally repulsed, with a loss of 450 prisoners. After this, the fighting