and thrown into action, commanded by Colonels Atkinson, Walker, and Hoke.
These, with the combined fire of Hill's broken lines, forced Meade back.
Two regiments of Berry's brigade of the Third Corps came to the relief of Meade and were driven back, when Gibbon's division which followed was met, and after severe battle was repulsed.
The Confederates made a partial following of the success, beyond the railroad, and until they encountered the fire of the relieving divisions under Birney and Sickles and the reserve batteries.
Doubleday's division protected Meade's left as Jackson's right under Taliaferro partially engaged against them; both encountered loss.
Hood got one of his brigades in in time to follow the troops as they retired towards their reserve line.
At the first moment of the break on Jackson's lines Pickett rode to Hood and urged that the opportunity anticipated was at hand, but Hood failed to see it in time for effective work.
About two P. M. the battle quieted into d
r the enemy's line, and was discovered by General Sickles, who commanded the Third Corps, the left that the battle was forming against him, General Sickles thought to put the Third Maine Regiment anderson's regiments with the outpost guard of Sickles.
Anderson's division deployed,--Wilcox's, P Peach Orchard, Hood spreading and enveloping Sickles's left.
The former was readily adjusted to gen practice.
General Meade was then with General Sickles discussing the feasibility of withdrawing
At the Brick House, away from his right, General Sickles had a detachment that had been reinforcedged the forces about the Brick House.
General Sickles was desperately wounded!
General Will it was necessary to cross that road, but General Sickles was moving part of his corps over the ron force until after my battle opened, and General Sickles's advance to his forward lines was made ining of the fight, General Meade was with General Sickles discussing the feasibility of moving the
hn G. Hazard; 1st N. Y. Light, Batt. B,
Transferred from Artillery Reserve, July 1; Fourteenth New York Battery attached. Lieut. Albert S. Sheldon, Capt. James McKay Rorty, Lieut. Robert E. Rogers; 1st R. I. Light, Batt. A, Capt. William A. Arnold; 1st R. I. Light, Batt. B, Lieut. T. Fred. Brown, Lieut. Walter S. Perrin; 1st U. S., Batt. I, Lieut. George A. Woodruff, Lieut. Tully McCrea; 4th U. S., Batt. A, Lieut. Alonzo H. Cushing, Sergt. Frederick Fuger.
Third Army Corps, Major-General Daniel E. Sickles, Major-General David B. Birney.
First division, Maj.-Gen. David B. Birney, Brig.-Gen. J. H. Hobart Ward :--First Brigade, Brig.-Gen. Charles K. Graham, Col. Andrew H. Tippin; 57th Pa. (8 cos.), Col. Peter Sides, Capt. Alanson H. Nelson; 63d Pa., Maj. John A. Danks; 68th Pa., Col. Andrew H. Tippin, Capt. Milton S. Davis(?), 105th Pa., Col. Calvin A. Craig; 114th Pa., Lieut.-Col. Frederick F. Cavada, Capt. Edward R. Bowen; 141st Pa., Col. Henry J. Madill. Second Brigade, Brig.-