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ck was the railroad bridge, where they were met by companies of Col. E. D. Hall's and William MacRae's regiments under Maj. A. C. McAlister, who repulsed them repeatedly in handsome style. Col. John A. Baker's regiment [Third North Carolina cavalry] occupied the right of our line and behaved very well. A raiding party under Gen. E. E. Potter, in July, inflicted much damage on some of the towns in eastern North Carolina. At Rocky Mount this force destroyed the bridge over Tar river, and also mills, depots, factories, and large quantities of flour and 800 bales of cotton; at Tarboro some Confederate gunboats in process of construction were burned; at other places similar damage was done. This party was frequently fired upon by local troops, especially Whitford's battalion, and a loss of 32 men was entailed upon it. On the 28th of July, Gen. M. W. Ransom, with four companies and a section of artillery, routed, at Jackson, N. C., a cavalry force of 650 men under Colonel Spear.
der him in half a dozen battles. Pender's first battle as a major-general was Gettysburg, and unhappily it was his last. On July 1st his division drove the enemy from Seminary ridge. On the second day, while riding down his line to order an assault on Cemetery hill, he was struck by a fragment of shell and mortally wounded. He lived to be carried to Staunton on the retreat, where his leg was amputated July 18th, an operation which he survived only a few hours. His body was interred at Tarboro, in Calvary churchyard. His wife and three sons survived him, Samuel Turner, William D. and Stephen Lee Pender. Gen. G. C. Wharton has related, that in a conversation with A. P. Hill and himself, General Lee said: I ought not to have fought the battle at Gettysburg; it was a mistake. But the stakes were so great I was compelled to play; for had we succeeded, Harrisburg, Baltimore and Washington were in our hands; and we would have succeeded had Pender lived. It is a tradition that Lee r