k's troops were too exhausted to go to Duffie‘s relief, and the latter's regiment was attacked in the morning by Robertson's Confederate brigade, and two hundred of his men fell into Robertson's hands.
Many brilliant incidents of the Gettysburg campaign testify to the efficiency of the cavalry on both sides.
While Stuart was off on the left of the Confederate army, Robertson's brigade was on the right.
General W. E. Jones was sent, with three regiments, to protect the wagon train near Fairfield.
Near that place, the Sixth United States Cavalry, under Major Starr, met the Seventh Virginia, and decidedly worsted that gallant regiment; but the Sixth Virginia, under Major Flournoy, took its place, and the tide was turned.
The Sixth United States was routed, its brave commander was wounded and captured, with one hundred and eighty-four of his command.
As Lee fell back from Gettysburg, the Potomac River was much swollen.
From the 8th to the 11th of July, Stuart was engaged in gua