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Wilcox's Brigade
Army CSA
Corps 3
Division 1
Brigade 1
Commander Brig. Gen. Cadmus M. Wilcox
Location West Confederate Avenue, north of Pitzer Woods
C. S. A.
8th 9th 10th 11th 14th Alabama Infantry

July 2. Formed line here in forenoon. The 1Oth and 11th Regiments taking position on the right after a severe skirmish with the Union outpost. Advanced at 6 P. M. and broke the Union line on Emmitsburg Road capturing two guns and pursuing rapidly took many prisoners and six more guns. At Plum Run was met by a heavy fire of artillery and fresh infantry and being unsupported after severe losses fell back without being able to bring off the captured guns.

July 3. Took position west of Emmitsburg Road in support of artillery. Soon after Longstreet's column started an order was received to advance and support it but smoke hiding the oblique course of Pickett's Division the Brigade moving straight forward found itself engaged in a separate and useless conflict and was promptly withdrawn.

July 4. In line here all day and at dark began the march to Hagerstown.

Present 1777 Killed 51 Wounded 469 Missing 261 Total 781

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