ysburg, near the town, from which place, on the night of July 4th, the march was commenced to Hagerstown, Maryland.
The brigade lost many valuable men and officers in heavy skirmishing with the enemy.
The conduct of men and officers throughout the campaign was highly commendable.
With highest respect, your obedient servant, Edward L. Thomas, Brigadier-General.
Report of Brigadier-General William Mahone.
headquarters' Mahone's brigade, Anderson's division, July 10, 1863. Major T. T. Mills, Assistant Adjutant-General:
Major — The operations of this brigade in the battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, may be summed up in a few brief remarks.
The brigade took no special or active part in the actions of that battle beyond that which fell to the lot of its line of skirmishers.
During the days and nights of 2d and 3d of July, the brigade was posted in line of battle immediately in front of the enemy, and in support of Pegram's batteries.
In this front its skirmishers were