very part of a battle-field and with the general-in-chief.
On climbing to the summit, I found that Smith had just got his guns, one by
Brigadier-General strong Vincent, mortally wounded, July 2, in the struggle for the Round Tops.
From a photograph. one, over the rocks and chasms, into an excellent position.
After pointing ou
Map 17: positions July 2d.
About 7:15 P. M. Till after dark. advancing when, noticing the approach of the Fifth Corps, Warren rode to meet it, caused Weed's and Vincent's brigades and Hazlett's battery to be detached from the latter and hurried them to the summit [see p. 298]. The passage of the six guns through the roadless woodmy were also climbing the hill.
A close and bloody hand-to-hand struggle ensued, which left both Round Tops in our possession.
Weed and Hazlett were killed, and Vincent was mortally wounded — all young men of great promise.
Weed had served with much distinction as an artillerist in the Peninsular, Second Bull Run, and Antietam c