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The Daily Dispatch: March 19, 1864., [Electronic resource], Pennsylvania campaign--second day at Gettysburg. (search)
them and king another. Backs dale's brigade, of McLaws's division, was also driven back at the same time. A portion of Hood's division, which had driven the enemy to the precipitous part of the mountain, was repulsed about dark with considerable loss. After this the troops were withdrawn to the position from which they had first driven the enemy. During the fight of this day Lieut. Gen. Longstreet was with and superintended the movements of McLaws's division, leading the charge of Wofford's brigade in the attack on the enemy's first position on the Emmittsburg road, and was exposed to a heavy fire of artillery and musketry during the action. During the fight this evening Longstreet's corps captured two pieces of artillery, several hundred prisoners, and two stands of colors, with heavy loss, however. Major General Hood was severely wounded, as was Brig. Gen. G. T. Anderson, of Hood's division. Brig. Gen. Barksdale, of McLaws's di of the same division, was mortally wo