e was formed into line of battle about.
one o'clock P. M., July 1st, 1863, in front of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
We occupied the left of Major-General Rodes' division.
The enemy's cavalry picket met the force on our right, attacked and routed him, pursuing him across the plain in front of Gettysburg; but few of this force escaped us. We then moved towards the Theological College, to the right of Gettysburg, where the brigades of Generals Daniel, Ramseur, Iverson and Colonel O'Neal were engaged with the enemy.
As we advanced towards the enemy — our position at that time being on his right conduct and gallantry of each of these officers on the march and during the engagement around Gettysburg is worthy of emulation.
The company officers and men all did their duty nobly.
To Captain tle, I sent a request back for our batteries, stationed on the hill near the pike leading from Gettysburg to Fairfield, to shell some houses in my front for the purpose of dislodging the enemy's sharp
Report of Brigadier-General J. A. Walker.
headquarters Stonewall brigade, August 17th, 1863. Captain Hunter, Acting Assistant Adjutant-General:
Captain — In obedience to circular from division headquarters, I have the honor recrossed the Potomac:
On the evening of the 1st July the brigade, with the rest of the division, arrived at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, and after nightfall took position on the southeast side of the town, near the Hanover road, and on the extreme re drawn off with the rest of the division, and at daylight were again formed in line of battle on the heights south of Gettysburg, where we remained all day and until about eleven o'clock, when we marched with the division in the direction of Fairfi. H. N. Salyer, left camp at 7 o'clock A. M. on the 1st July, the second brigade in the dvision column, and on reaching Gettysburg, late in the afternoon, passed by the railroad depot to the left of the town, and, under the direction of the Major-Gen