Pickett ordered his staff-officers, four in number (Major Charles Pickett, Captain Baird, Captain Symington and myself), to Generals Armistead, Garnett and Kemper, returned to General Pickett from giving the order to General Kemper, Symington, Baird and Charles Pickett were with the General, they having less distance to carry td have been written another way. General Pickett sent Captain Symington and Captain Baird to rally these men.
They did all that brave officers could do, but couldion from which he could watch and care for his left flank.
He at once sent Captain Baird to General Wilcox with the order for him to come in; then he sent Captain S, you go, and I was about the same distance behind Symington that he was behind Baird.
The fire was so dreadful at this time that I believe that General Pickett tho as all our thoughts were fixed on our left flank.
Captain Symington and Captain Baird could each give many interesting incidents if they could be induced to writ