d that Gen. Reynolds had been killed.
He at once ordered Hancock to turn over his (2d) corps to Gibbon, hasten himself to Gettysburg, and take command there; which was done: Hancock reaching Cemeteryil Meade could arrive and judge for himself.
But Meade had already impelled the 2d corps, under Gibbon, toward Gettysburg.
Hancock wrote him that the position here was good, but liable to be turned hroats, meantime, their artillery had been thundering on our barricades.
Hancock was wounded; Gibbon succeeded to the command — approved soldier, and ready for the crisis.
As the tempest of fire aought in 800: taken in as little time as it requires to write the simple sentence that tells it. Gibbon's old division took 15 stand of colors.
Over the fields, the escaped fragments of the charginRorke, 140th N. Y., Revere, 20th Mass., and Taylor, Pa. Bucktails.
Among our wounded were Brig.-Gens. Gibbon, Barlow, Stannard, Webb, and Paul. He only claims 3 guns as captured this side of the Poto
en. John W., his charge at Cedar Mountain, 177; triumphs at Wauhatchie, 435.
Georgia, British-Confederate cruiser, captured by the Niagara, 646.
Germantown, Va., skirmish at, 188.
Gettysburg, 367; battle and map of, 378; Gens. Hancock and Sickles arrive at, 379; preparing for the decisive charge at, 383; second battle and map of, 384; the Rebel grand charge at, 385.
Getty's division at the battles of the Wilderness, 568 to 571.
Gholson, Gen., of Miss., killed at Egypt, 696.
Gibbon, Brig.-Gen., at South Mountain. 198; wounded at Vicksburg, 347; at Chancellorsville.
362; at Gettysburg, 380 to 387; at the Wilderness, 567 to 571; at Cold Harbor, 581.
Giddings, Hon. J. R., on the Slave-Trade.
Gilbert, Gen., in battle of Perryville, 220.
Gillem, Gen., captures 300 prisoners from Duke at Kingsport, Tenn., 688; captures 200 men and 8 guns from Vaughan at Wytheville, Va., 688.
Gillmore, Gen. Quincy A., routs Pegram near Somerset, 427; his plan for bombarding F