eping at night in rear of our artillery in the road near Bristoe Station.
General McGowan, whose report is quoted, continues:
The next morning we reached Manassft.
But the right was about to be overpowered and crushed, when Gregg sent in McGowan, his only reserve.
The Fourteenth rushed upon the crowded ranks of intruders man of his brigade.
When General Hill sent to ask if he could hold out, says McGowan, he replied modestly he thought he could, adding, as if casually, that his ammis last conflict, as well as his able lieutenant-colonel, D. A. Ledbetter. Colonels McGowan and Barnes, Lieutenant-Colonel Farrow, and Majors Brockman and McCorkle weollowing officers are mentioned among the killed and wounded in the reports of McGowan and McCrady, the former reporting for the brigade:
Killed: Orr's Rifles—Cod, R. M. Crocker, S. J. Greer, W. T. Thom and J. B. Fellers. Fourteenth— Col. Samuel McGowan, Capts. C. M. Stuckey and J. N. Brown; Lieuts. W. J. Robertson, W. J. Ca
j.-Gen. D. H. Hill.
In the Third army corps (A. P. Hill's), South Carolina was represented by McGowan's brigade, Hill's light division —North Carolinians, South Carolinians and Georgians—now being , Pa., on the 28th of June, they remained there until the 30th, then marching to Fayetteville.
McGowan's brigade, with A. P. Hill, also occupied a position near Fayetteville on the 29th.
Stuart's cnder's advance was with Thomas' Georgians on the left of the road, and Lane, Scales and Perrin (McGowan's brigade) on the right.
The combined assault of Pender and Ewell's divisions swept the hill and driving him through the town of Gettysburg.
This special mention by the corps commander of McGowan's veterans, under Perrin, was well deserved.
Never was a brigade better handled in battle, and massing of artillery and infantry on the crest made it no longer tenable.
The total loss in McGowan's brigade at Gettysburg was 100 killed and 477 wounded. Including the loss on the retreat, the