C. S. A. ARMY OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA HILL'S CORPS HETH'S DIVISION DAVIS' BRIGADE 2nd, 11th, 42nd Mississippi 55th North Carolina Infantry
July 1. Formed west of Herr's Tavern crossed Willoughby Run about 10 A. M. Advanced in line and soon encountered artillery supported by 2nd Brigade 1st Division First Corps. The engagement was stubborn. The advance was made to the railroad cut after a short interval the attack was renewed at the cut and the Brigade was forced back losing many killed and wounded. A large force advancing on the right and rear opening a heavy flank fire the order was given to retire. About 3 P. M. the Brigade again moved forward with the Division and reached the suburbs of the town. The Brigade in the advance in the morning reached the railroad cut.
July 2. Not engaged.
July 3. Formed part of the column of Longstreet's assault.
July 4. The Brigade took up the line of march during the night to Hagerstown.
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