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HAW* VW ATfL^MUW- pUJT*U£: bUf*» »A*W < **"' •»•»»*» M*«*»*V f>*w* wt-Vj *******«» w»< "i '«-r*C| ground *boVa Gettysburg wuflj Mm^/^^aB'.foJlorn^fab'pj. butflf the „ Not long after this message was sent tyard Pickeft, confederate, *> *«*• Genial, Reynolds who dl». J«t. loyally ; and. W,ith,fulU Belied it; .was killed. l ,He was on _ their death across a shrapnel. £ or8eback flear a Patch ol wood! With '?*§#*?eld. -• • *• ^Jww confronting a. large 'detach- When the third day s ****** Confederate troops which was , ed Jt begata within artll comlft £ toward them. These troops of hundreds of guns belching ,. i, wA A, 4 . ,«.«.* ji^^s.-- -A t... «r* a&a rtt.tthJftmta lm« -w»f«,.. was the enemy "we,re .dispersed by Union. batteries and Reynolds watching the successful solid shot and shrapnel onset when a bullet struck him In the head killing him Instantly. Instantly. '"*" ' tfie .o&d teathvtronl the 'batteries < contending'forces, It is 'Bald«ti _ was-the greatest duel engaged in _„,, field "p'leces during the four years*of ^ the war between the states. • *~* ^ The Union guns at one tiq»o ceased' ~~ — ~~~ •*".'—",~ .-.-/—-.—. -~ »>. B « U w of ..Confederates; a*Mississippi organ!- ? a H°%.',.. c ! ia1r 8 ed -, the - .JK nlon forces, iuiu iwini or me ueia. A. oneaae »«icmj«y» tmu men made an 'assault *"".""» «»««-i>»u m« yuiuu. lurce?, * «"«»*»» men made their charge. Tho* .^foke'thblr-^iiinlia'tlMi^.w^.B^ceeft. former general's,'objective; was"Blg^ ;„ ed ^ making prisoners 6f-a largi part Round Top, but.hid forcoa Were drjv* \Late of a New-Vork regiment, iater these efl-back. Picket formed his division* -' men were recaptured and the Mlssis- ^PP 1 brigade was driven back, a por- tion of [i surrendering, In the fight on tbe firBt dav at thla P° lnt of the - , ,-,, fleld or near It, one Union regiment, range than they wore,,,met by s 6uch fc' the'161st Pennsylvania, lost in killed " A ~ a * "'""" "" " and Wound0 d 33? men out of a total 446 In a little more than a quarter of an hour's fight. General Doubleday fell back to Sem- Pidket formed h'ia r _ in brigade columns and they moved . directly across the fields over flat- ground. They had no cover and^they^ had no soonor come Into effective storm of ahot^as nevef before'swept; over a field of battle. They went on and on, and on Ing In their depleted ranks-rand ^«*u- ing 'steadily fojrjsflcd., to, their.- 'd , inary. Ridge and extended his line. VThose Of 'Pickett's men -who ^reached The 'forces 'employed against him i here were greater than his own, and ! after bard fighting Seminary Ridge' was given up. The first day's battle [was In effect and in truth a vicjtpry |tor the Southern arms. On the night' of July 1 General Hancock arrived ! and succeeded in rallying the-Union 1- forces and putting new heart Into the | men. General Meade on that night 1 ordered the entire army, to Gettysburg, Gettysburg, i Victory tiot Followed Up. | For some reason .or other perhaps unknown to this day, what was virtually virtually a Confederate victory on the first of July was not followed up by Gen- I era! Lee early on the next morning. General Meade .therefore succeeded in J Strengthening his lines and in pre- _ paring for the greater conflict. One "*" i end of the Union line was some dis- • j tance east of Cemetery Hill on R§ck I Creek, another end was at Round Top j something more, than two'miles beyond beyond Cemetery Hill to the south.The Confederate line confronting it was somewhat longer. . I It is impossible In a brief sketch of this battle {6 give .the names of the ' brigffde and the regimental comm'an- ders and the names of the regiments which were engaged on both sides in Maj..Gen. John F. Reynbldr.'

Clipped from The Neosho Times29 May 1913, ThuPage 6

The Neosho Times (Neosho, Missouri)29 May 1913, ThuPage 6
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