Carlisle on Chambersburg—has ever been noticed by historians.
General Ewell, having no good reason against it, on receipt of this order at once headed the divisions of Rodes and Johnson towards Gettysburg.
General Early, at page 467, Part 2, Volume XXVII, War Records, notes the receipt at York, through General Ewell, of a copy of the foregoing order of General Lee, with verbal instructions to move back, and began his march toward Heidlersburg, to join the other divisions at daylight on the 30th.
On the 28th Hill's Corps, from the vicinity of Chambersburg, had stretched out on the road to Gettysburg, and that evening was encamped near the town of Fayetteville, about eight miles east of Chambersburg.
General Hill reports that he was directed to co-operate with Ewell, and, accordingly, on the 29th, moved General Heth's Division to Cashtown, some eight miles from Gettysburg, following on the morning of the 30th with the division of General Pender.
General Longstreet reports that he