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Pickett's Division
Army CSA
Corps 1
Division 2
Brigade n/a
Commander Maj. Gen. George E. Pickett
Location West Confederate Avenue, Spangler Woods
Maj. Gen. Geo. E. Pickett

Garnett's Brigade Brig. Gen. R. B. Garnett
Major C. S. Peyton
Armistead's Brigade Brig. Gen. L. A. Armistead
Lieut. Col. William White
Kemper's Brigade Brig. Gen. J. L. Kemper
Col. Joseph Mayo Jr.
Artillery Battalion,
Four Batteries Major James Dearing

July 1. Guarding trains at Chambersburg.

July 2. On march to Gettysburg.

July 3. Reached the field about 9 A. M. Near 12 M. took position beyond crest of hill on which the artillery was placed. About 1.30 P. M. Division was formed in an open field east of Spangler's Woods the right near a barn facing the Union line on Cemetery Ridge. At 3 P. M. moved forward to assault across the field about three fourths of a mile under severe fire losing many officers and men only a few reaching the salient. The Division being separated from its support on the right and left and the assault having failed returned to its former position on the ridge.

July 4. The Division took up the line of march during the night.

Casualties Killed 232 Wounded 1157 Missing 1499 Total 2888
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