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Barksdale's Brigade
Army CSA
Corps 1
Division 1
Brigade 2
Commander Brig. Gen. William Barksdale (mw)
Location Emmitsburg Road, opposite the Peach Orchard
13th 17th 18th 21st Mississippi Infantry

July 2. Arrived about 3 P. M. and formed in line. Advanced at 5 o'clock and took part in the assault on the Peach Orchard and adjacent position pursuing the Union forces as they retired. The 21st Regiment pushed beyond the Trostle House and captured but were unable to bring off Bigelow's and Watson's Batteries. The other Regiments inclining to the left pressed forward to Plum Run where they encountered Union troops and a fierce conflict ensued in which Brig. Gen. Wm. Barksdale fell mortally wounded.

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