omac, that large columns of the enemy's cavalry were moving towards the right of our line.
At the same time I received an order from Major General Pleasonton, through an aide-de-camp, to send the First Brigade of the Third Division to join General Kilpatrick on the left.
The First Brigade of my division was sent to relieve the brigade of the Third Division.
This change having been made, a strong line of skirmishers displayed by the enemy was evidence that the enemy's cavalry had gained our riblivion that portion which narrates the defeat of his forces in the greatest effort made by him during the campaign — the battle itself.
My advance reached Gettysburg July 2d, just in time to thwart a move of the enemy's cavalry
Under Kilpatrick. upon our rear by way of Hunterstown, after a fierce engagement, in which Hampton's Brigade performed gallant service, a series of charges compelling the enemy to leave the field and abandon his purpose.
I took my position that day on the York