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nd stopped, evidently regarding this point as the most critical along the whole line.
Several efforts were made to get General Lee to retire, as now and then one of our men or horses would be shot.
He refused, however, to leave and it was well he did not, for about that time a South Carolina brigade commenced coming out of the woods perfectly panic-stricken.
General Lee ordered our guns unlimbered, then turning to the men around him, among whom I recall Major Lindsay Walker and Captain Hampden Chamberlayne, his adjutant, remarked: Gentlemen, we must rally those men.
Immediately galloping forward himself, he called on the South Carolinians to stop and for the sake of their State go back to their work.
The panic stopped and the men gallantly rallied, and led by General Maxey Gregg and the equally gallant A. C. Haskell, the line was reversed and the thunder of musketry grew as loud as ever.
At this time there was no cheering—every man was fighting with his mouth closed and standing