with him. Here Capt. C. Thompson
, of the Louisiana Guards, fell mortally wounded, his death saddening the glorious victory.
nobly dead at Fredericksburg
slain at Winchester
it was evident that the officers of the famous battery did not hide behind its caisson wheels.
reports his brigade loss for the two days at 14 killed and 78 wounded. Lieutenant Terry
, Seventh, and Captain Dejean
, Eighth, were killed.
Lieut. John Orr
, adjutant of the Sixth, was the first to mount the parapet.
The adjutant did not regret the bayonet thrust which he received on this occasion.
That night, while Hays
' brigade was expecting another assault on the coming day, and the Guard was training its guns upon the main fort of Milroy
, the enemy decamped.
had arranged for such a sequel.
' brigade, which had been skirmishing with the Federal
line during the 13th and 14th, was sent with Steuart
's brigade to the north of Winchester
during the night.
In the dark they struck the head of the retreating column, and being fiercely assailed a desperate fight resulted, turned into victory by the timely arrival of the Stonewall brigade.
A Federal flanking party under the immediate command of General Milroy
was gallantly met by the Second and Tenth Louisiana, who afterward led by General Johnson
in person captured 1,000 prisoners and a stand of colors.
The brigade loss was 2 killed and 13 wounded.
From Winchester Ewell
marched boldly into Pennsylvania
, Early crossing the Potomac
on the 22d, and then marching through Maryland
' brigade was camped peacefully near the historic Pennsylvania
village on the 26th.
then advanced, with Gordon
in the van, to York
, near the Susquehanna river
and the capital of Pennsylvania
, 75 miles north of Washington
's division crossed at Boteler's ford and marched to Carlisle
, still further north, and west of Harrisburg
In the last days of June