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's lines of battle.
I sent word to General Meade that we would at once have to occupy that place very strongly.
He sent as quickly as possible, a division of General Sykes' corps; but before they arrived the enemy's line of battle — I should think a mile and a half longbegan to advance, and the battle became very heavy at once.
The troops under General Sykes arrived barely in time to save Round Top Hill, and they had a very desperate fight to hold it.
During all the forenoon the bulk of Meade's troops which had arrived were massed on the right (enemy's), as Meade contemplated an attack from that flank-Hancock's corps connected with Howard's, and Sicklesh corps arrived, I directed the Fifth corps, then in reserve on the right, to move over and be in reserve on the left.
It was a division of the Fifth corps (General Sykes') that rescued the Round Top from the grasp of our assaulting column.
Does not this show how weak the left was in the morning, and how easy it would have then