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George Meade, The Life and Letters of George Gordon Meade, Major-General United States Army (ed. George Gordon Meade), chapter 4 (search)
e about four miles from here. Kuhn saw Alexander Wilcox, who is here on the Sanitary Commission, ective point being Randol's battery. This was Wilcox's and Pryor's two brigades, which had been extey until the close of the battle. Coming to Wilcox, who, after much delay, caused by contradictorFirst and Ninth Reserves crossed bayonets with Wilcox's two regiments, and which ended in Wilcox's mWilcox's men being driven off, relinquishing the attempt on Cooper's guns. On the left of the road, Wilcox waWilcox was temporarily more successful. After passing through the woods and coming out into the open field, when they were met by the impetuous attack of Wilcox's Eleventh Alabama, which they were unable to ill's division, which had been sent forward to Wilcox's relief. A glance at the condition of the same manoeuvre as that previously executed by Wilcox. Two regiments, the Fifty-fifth and the Sixtirce of Meade that had retaken the battery from Wilcox. It was now dusk. Thompson's battery, on Kea[2 more...]
George Meade, The Life and Letters of George Gordon Meade, Major-General United States Army (ed. George Gordon Meade), chapter 5 (search)
is left resting on the seminary, Anderson's division on the right, and Heth's division, now under command of Pettigrew, held in reserve. During the morning, as Wilcox's, the right brigade of Anderson's division, was extending its line to the right, his two right regiments, the Tenth and the Eleventh Alabama, encountered and droe Emmettsburg Pike. It soon came into contact with a force of the enemy's, which was, as already noted when speaking of the enemy's dispositions, a detachment of Wilcox's brigade, of Anderson's division, which then formed the extreme right of the Confederate army, and which was pushing out in this direction, reconnoitring preparad well engaged, rides farther to the right, when he suddenly perceives a force of the enemy making its way unopposed to gain the crest of Cemetery Ridge. This is Wilcox's brigade of Anderson's division, which, after having assisted in driving Humphreys back, is now triumphantly making for the ridge. Hancock, prompt to recognize
George Meade, The Life and Letters of George Gordon Meade, Major-General United States Army (ed. George Gordon Meade), chapter 27 (search)
the right and left respectively. Major General Burnside's order (No. 60 Appendix) directed Brigadier General Ledlie's division, immediately on the explosion of the mine, to be moved forward and crown the crest known as Cemetery Hill. Brigadier General Wilcox was to move his division forward as soon as possible after General Ledlie's bearing off to the left, and Brigadier General Potter was to move his (colored) division next, and pass over the same ground that General Ledlie did. Five minutes after the explosion of the mine, General Ledlie's division went forward, and it was followed by those of Generals Wilcox and Potter, though it is in evidence that the latter did not move in the prescribed order, and that they were not formed in a manner to do the duty assigned them. General Ledlie's division, instead of complying with the order, halted in the crater made by the explosion of the mine, and remained there about an hour, when Major General Meade received the first intimatio
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