, and on his extreme right was Woodruff's Battery of light twelves.
Whether the fire was closer here, or whether, as some claim, the troops in Pettigrew's command were not as well seasoned to war as Pickett's men, it is certain that the attack on Hays was speedily repulsed.
That it was pressed with resolution was attested by the dead and wounded on the field, which were as numerous in Hays's front as on any other part of it.
In the published records it is shown that medals were voted by ConHays's front as on any other part of it.
In the published records it is shown that medals were voted by Congress to Federal soldiers for flags captured from Pettigrew's, Archer's, and Scales's Brigades, every regiment in Archer's having lost their colors.
The devotion and gallantry of the troops forming the left wing of Pickett's charge cannot justly be questioned.
Orders through three couriers.
The rear and flank of Pickett's Division was to have been supported by Wilcox and Perry, but there is good reason for supposing that they did not advance until after the attack had been repulsed.