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George Meade, The Life and Letters of George Gordon Meade, Major-General United States Army (ed. George Gordon Meade), chapter 5 (search)
ge by one of his aides, Major Mitchell, which probably reached the commanding general shortly after six o'clock, explaining the situation of affairs and stating that he would hold the ground until dark; meaning by this, as Hancock afterward explained, in his testimony before the congressional committee on the conduct of the war, to allow the commanding general time to decide the question of maintaining the position. At 5.25 P. M., Hancock sent the following written despatch by his aide, Captain Parker: July 1, 5.25. General: When I arrived here an hour since, I found that our troops had given up the front of Gettysburg and the town. We have now taken up a position in the cemetery, which cannot well be taken; it is a position, however, easily turned. Slocum is now coming on the ground, and is taking position on the right, which will protect the right. But we have as yet no troops on the left, the Third Corps not having yet reported; but I suppose that it is marching up. If so
George Meade, The Life and Letters of George Gordon Meade, Major-General United States Army (ed. George Gordon Meade), chapter 6 (search)
I have received a very kind letter from Cortlandt Parker (written before he had received yours), i Harding with Mrs. Harding are here, also Cortlandt Parker. I have not seen our friends the Harrisearris, I was persuaded by Mr. Harding and Cortlandt Parker to go to Speaker Colfax's reception, wherred Mr. Harding's note, likewise one from Cortlandt Parker, and numerous others I have received fromed a few days ago a very kind letter from Cortlandt Parker, expressing much consideration for me in imagine. I had a letter to-night from Cortlandt Parker, who has recently seen George Harding. He have at last heard of the fate of poor young Parker, who was on my staff. An officer recently retrrillas near Bristol Station, a few days after Parker's disappearance; that when they were taking hientation. To-day Pendleton Watmough and young Parker (Cortlandt's nephew), both of whom command gun I have received a very kind letter from Cortlandt Parker, and I enclose you one received to-day fr[2 more...]
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