ld have occupied some strong position between Cashtown and Gettysburg, and the onus of attack would ts which would concentrate the three corps at Cashtown, eight miles west of Gettysburg.
There was division followed Heth's from Fayetteville to Cashtown, and was followed by Longstreet with Hood andived the orders from Lee, also marched toward Cashtown, the place of rendezvous.
Meanwhile, Pettiee corps were converging by easy marches upon Cashtown, near which village he proposed to select his describes how it began: —
On arriving at Cashtown, Heth, who had sent forward Pettigrew's brigaint from the roads they were pursuing, toward Cashtown.
Unfortunately, six of the divisions, and thllowing Heth and Pender, who had marched from Cashtown at 5 A. M., and become engaged at Gettysburg street's orders had been only to go as far as Cashtown, but later orders were sent for all troops toat Lee was withdrawing and concentrating near Cashtown.
He wrongly ascribed this to his own advance