of Corp. Curtis A. Lowe
, Company F, Sixty-first Georgia, who, after the color-bearer and four of the color guard were shot down, seized the colors and pressed forward, calling on his comrades to follow their standard.
A similar tribute was paid to Private M. V. Hawes
, Company E, Thirty-first Georgia, who, after two of the colorbear-ers had been shot down, took the colors and carried them, leading in the charge, until the regiment was withdrawn.
Lieuts. J. D. Hill
, J. A. Adair
, E. S. Bass
and Edwin Dallas
were among the killed of the Thirteenth, Lieut. D. P. Rice
of the Twenty-sixth, Capt. W. H. Battey
of the Thirty-eighth, Maj. A. P. Macrae
and Capt. W. J. Mathews
of the Sixty-first. Capt. James G. Rodgers
, commanding the Twelfth, was killed, and Lieut. A. Henderson
wounded, and Major Glover
, commanding the Twenty-first, was dangerously wounded.
The aggregate loss of the Thirteenth was 216, of the Twenty-sixth 61, Thirty-first 53, Thirty-eighth 71, Sixtieth 60, Sixty-first 104, Twelfth 59, Twenty-first 67.
The fighting thus briefly mentioned was on the extreme left or north of the Confederate
Just south of this D. H. Hill's division, about 3,000 infantry, with 26 cannon, besides Cutts
' Georgia artillery battalion, was engaged.
were moved up to the support of Hood
The First line of the Federals
was broken, and the Confederates
pushed vigorously forward only to meet additional lines.
had gone in with ten field officers,’ said Hill
; ‘four were killed, five badly wounded, and the tenth stunned by a shell.
The men were beginning to fall back, and efforts were made to rally them in the bed of an old road (nearly at right angles to the Hagerstown pike
) which had been their position previous to the advance.
These efforts, however, were only partially successful.
Most of the brigade took no further part in the action.’
Here the gallant Colonel Barclay
, who had just achieved hearty plaudits by his service at South Mountain
, was killed.