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the other members of my staff. Scheetz and Lewis both left me, to deliver orders, and did not return. Late in the day Beatty was shot in the leg and left me with but two orderlies. "The reserves fought nobly, but they are terribly cut up. Simmons, commanding first brigade, killed; Meade, commanding second brigade, wounded, and a large number of officers with them. "After dark, the battle still raging on the right, I brought forward some five hundred men, rallied by Lieut. Col. Thompn-in-Chief, Chimborazo Hospital." The words in parenthesis in the above note are interlined in the original, in Capt. Biddle's own handwriting. His own note to Gen. McCall is as follows: Captain Biddle's note. "General McCall--Seneca Simmons, Colonel 5th Pennsylvania infantry, commanding brigade, died in hospital in woods by my side; is buried here. I laid out in field, mud holes house, and woods till dusk on 2d, and reached here at midnight. (Signed) "H. J. Biddle. "G