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four o'clock on July 2d, Longstreet's corps, except Pickett, who had not yet arrived, assailed the extreme leftk through the enemy's centre, and for that purpose, Pickett's division, just arrived, and numbering 4,760 officdding each other good-by from rank to rank. General Pickett galloped over to General Longstreet. and said,ther, was buttoned up in a heavy blue overcoat. Pickett's men went forward with great steadiness, closing ug well. Pettigrew has moved steadily forward on Pickett's left, Archer's Alabama and Tennessee brigade commturbed; still on they charged, keeping in line with Pickett. When within range of the enemy's line, a heavyfact that the right of Pettigrew's division touched Pickett's left, is fixed in Lieutenant Finlay's (Fifty-sixts on the ridge. Wilcox with his brigade charged on Pickett's right flank up to the Federal line, but being overs, withdrew. And now the Federals massed upon Pickett's and Trimble's front, and upon their flanks; Garne
ane, Scales, Green, Daniel, and the roll of honor stretches out a shining list as I gaze into the past. When shall their glory fade? Texas gave us Albert Sidney Johnston, and Gregg, Robertson, William old tige whom his soldiers loved Cabbell; it is easier to specify who was not a brilliant jewel in the gorgeous crown of glory than to name them all. Florida gave Kirby Smith and Anderson and many other gallant and true men. And Old Virginia gave us her Lees, Jackson, Early, Ewell, Pickett, Ed. Johnson, Archer, Heth, Lomax, Dearing, Ashby, Mumford, Rosser, the brothers Pegram; and the gallant men who fell on the heights of Gettysburg, Garnett, Kemper, and Armistead; and Dabney H. Maury, who with 7,600 infantry and artillery held Mobile for eighteen days against General Canby. Had our cause succeeded, Virginia's gallant son would have been promoted to be Lieutenant-General. A. P. Hill, the fierce young fighter, who, famous in many battles, came opportunely from Harper's