ARMY OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA LONGSTREET'S CORPS McLAWS' DIVISION KERSHAW'S BRIGADE 2nd 3rd 7th 8th 15th Regiments and 3D Battalion South Carolina Infantry
July 2. Arrived on the field at 3.30 P. M. Formed line and advanced about 4.30 o'clock. The 8th and 2D Regiments and 3D Battalion shared in the attack on the Peach Orchard and batteries near there on Wheatfield Road. The 7th and 3D Regiments were engaged 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 advance by which the Union forces were forced from the Wheatfield and across Plum Run Valley. At dark under orders the Brigade retired to and occupied the Peach Orchard.
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