West Confederate Avenue, south of Millerstown Road
C. S. A. LONGSTREET'S CORPS McLAWS' DIVISION KERSHAW'S BRIGADE 2nd 3rd 7th 8th 15th Regiments and 3D Battalion South Carolina Infantry
July 2. Arrived at 3.30 P. M. and formed line here. Advanced about 4.30 to battle. The 8th and 2D Regiments and 3D Battalion shared in the attack on Peach Orchard and batteries near there on Wheatfield Road. The 7th and 3D Regiments were engaged in the long and severe conflict at and around the Loop. The 15th Regiment fought on Rose Hill and in the ravine and forest beyond. Late in the evening the Brigade took part in the general advance by which the Union forces were forced from the Wheatfield and across Plum Run Valley. At dark under orders it retired to Peach Orchard.
July 3. At Peach Orchard until noon then sent farther to front. At 1 P. M. under orders resumed position here extending line to right and keeping in touch with Hood's Division on left.
July 4. About midnight began the march to Hagerstown Md.
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