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g order, two miles in rear of Gettysburg, viz: Wilcox on the right, then Perry, Wright, Posey and Maile in our front. While taking this position, Wilcox engaged three or four regiments of the enemy pAbout 4:30 p. m. Longstreet having advanced to Wilcox, he swung his right forward and advanced. As ming my line a heavy column was thrown against Wilcox, forcing him back. I held my ground until thee enemy's works. I had orders to connect with Wilcox's left and move with him. As soon as Pickett'sbelongs to Anderson's division, Hill's corps. Wilcox held the right of the division, Mahone the lefthat only three brigades became fully engaged, Wilcox's, Perry's and Wright's. Colonel Jayne's Fortypiece of woods to his proper place, on the 2d, Wilcox became engaged with the enemy and soon repulsevance to the attack in the order given above. Wilcox moved forward promptly, followed by Lang, who ossible to storm. First Pickett retired, then Wilcox and Lang, each having suffered frightful losse[3 more...]
en Days battles around Richmond, and from the first the regiment and its commander were conspicuous for valor and efficiency. At Frayser's Farm he was severely wounded. General Longstreet mentions him among others as distinguished for gallantry and skill. He was commissioned brigadier-general on August 28, 1862, and upon his recovery was put in command of the newly organized Florida brigade, which he led at Chancellorsville. In the battle of Gettysburg Perry's brigade, with Wright's and Wilcox's, pressed close up to the Federal lines, and at one time broke through; but for lack of support had to be withdrawn from the advanced position. It is claimed by Perry's brigade that its losses at Gettysburg were heavier than those of any other brigade of the Confederate army. In the battle of the Wilderness General Perry was a second time severely wounded. After the close of the war he returned to the practice of law in the city of Pensacola. During the gloomy period of reconstruction h