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Chapter 38: Gettysburg. In the month of May, 1863, General R. E. Lee's army rested near Fredericksburg, while the Federal army under General Hooker occupied their old camps across the Rappahannock. Early in the month of June, finding that the Federal commander was not disposed again to cross swords with him, for the purpose
the Federal army.
Ewell's corps was called in, and a severe engagement ensued, which lasted until nightfall, when the Federals retreated through the town of Gettysburg, leaving in the hands of the Confederates over five thousand prisoners.
The Federal General Reynolds was killed.
During the night, the Federals concentr Never mind, he said, as he urged them to form, we'll talk of this afterward; now, we want all good men to rally.
All will be well.
Mr. Davis thus writes of Gettysburg in his Rise and fall:
The battle of Gettysburg has been the subject of an unusual amount of discussion, and the enemy has made it a matter of extraordinary