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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 this great battle. Meade, Hancock. Howard,. Slocum and Sickles with their men were confronting Lee, Maj..Gen. John F. Reynbldr.' Longstreet, Hill, Ewell and the other their men. spaces in betw _- of the South with The line of battle with the helping the' different com-' ~ - ™ mands was nearlrlten miles. It was the Confederate'general's intention to attack at the extreme right and left their hand encounter with the northern sol** dlers. It was.soon over and Piokett's charge, glorious for all time in history, was a failure in that which it attempted to do, but was a success aa and at the center simultaneously. It •• — -- -_*_. was to be General Longstreet's dutjr^ .to turn the left flank of the Union army and to "break it" TLongstreet's intended movement was discovered In- time to have it met valiantly. The battle of the second day really be* K an with Longstreet's advance. The lean, soldiers. •"' > The losses at Gettysburg on both "Bides were enormous, The •Union" army lost Generals Zook, Farnsworth,- * Weed and Reynolds, killed; while Gra- •, day, Barlow, Sickles, Butterfleld and ,; Hancock were wounded. The total . casualties killed' .wounded, captured or missing on tbe Union side num- " bered nearly 24,000 men. On the Confederate side-Generals Semmes, Fender, Garnet, Armistead, and Barks- ' dale were killed, and Generals Kemper, Kimbal, Hood, Heth, Johnson and Trimble were wounded^ The entire Confederate loss is estimated to have been nearly 30,000 men. • Tbe third day's fight at Gettysburg was a victory for northern arms, but it was a'hard won fight,and*.the conflict reflects - luster' ioday upon" the ' north and the south. Lee led hia army back southward, later to con-, front, Grant In the ^caonpalgns which finally'ended at Apponja'ttpx, * **'** Forces Engaged and Losses. -. The forces engaged at the Battle 1 ol Gettysburg weref % *.:,-», Confederates-According to official accounts the Army,of North Virginia, on the 31st of May, numbered 74;4'flaT T$e, det,ajgbments' which' joined ;nujn> bered 6,400, making' 80,868, Deducting Jr 1 fr-* .jj^ — T <r nt? T*— ?5' ^jT*^ ^j Btarf,«lfrOQf'ttetkofimetfte- fr$m , 1,300,• in al},5,800' Maj, Gon, Qporge E. pickett. for detachments tha^noined in the-ilk terim in time to take part in the b^te '. ',tle, $,e grand aggregate was " '

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  1. The Neosho Times,
  2. 29 May 1913, Thu,
  3. Page 6

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