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11th Corps, 3rd Division, 2nd Brigade
Army USA
Corps 11
Division 3
Brigade 2
Commander Col. Wladimir Krzyanowski
Location East Howard Avenue, near Almshouse Cemetery
Col. W. Krzyzanowski
58th 119th New York 82d Ohio
75th Pennsylvania 26th Wisconsin Infantry

July 1. Arrived about 1 P. M. marched through the town to the front and took position on the line of the Corps on right of First Brigade and was engaged with Brig. Gen. Doles's Brigade Major General Rodes's Division and other forces for more than two hours. About 4 P. M. the Corps having been flanked and forced back by superior numbers it retired through the town to Cemetery Hill and took position behind stone walls. Skirmishers were actively engaged in houses from three to five hundred yards in front.

July 2. In same position until between 8 and 9 P. M. when a fierce attack on East Cemetery Hill was made by Brig. Gen. Hays's Brigade and Battery I 1st New York was momentarily captured but the 58th and 119th New York were hastened to its support and assisted in its recapture and in repelling the attack.

July 3. Not engaged beyond skirmishing but subjected to a heavy artillery fire.

July 4. The 119th New York and the 26th Wisconsin made a reconnaissance going about two miles to the east of the town and captured many stragglers.

Casualties Killed 12 Officers 63 Men Wounded 36 Officers 352 Men Captured or Missing 5 Officers 201 Men Total 669

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