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Round Top and in promptly and successfully occupying it. The enemy would undoubtedly have occupied it during the night. The prompt and efficient support given to me by Brigadier-General Barlett, commanding division, Sixth Corps, I desire here to acknowledge. The officers of my staff accompanied me throughout the action. Captain [Louis

Livingston, my senior aide; Captain {Richard T.

Auchmuty, assistant adjutant-general; Major {James P.

Speer, inspector-general, and Lieutenant {Richard P.

Henderson, aide-de-camp, accompanied the command on the charge and were among the foremost. Captain Livingston and Lieutenant Henderson are deserving of especial commendation for the prompt and fearless conveyance of orders intrusted to them on the 3d, under the immediate fire of the enemy's battery. Lieutenant {William

Harding, the ordnance officer, managed his department with great credit, and promptly moved from the field a large proportion of the small-arms secured. His report has already been submitted.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

S. W. CRAWFORD,

Brigadier-General, Comdg. Third Division.

Lieutenant Colonel Fred. T. LOCKE,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Fifth Army Corps.

HEADQUARTERS PENNSYLVANIA RESERVES,

Near Gettysburg, Pa.,

July 4, 1863.

COLONEL: I have the honor to report the following list of arms captured on the 2nd and 3rd instant by my command:








First Brigade:






Enfield rifles

469





Springfield rifles

741





Smooth-bore, caliber .69

207





Austrian rifles, caliber .54

99





Remington rifles, caliber .54

15





Fowling pieces

2





French rifles

96





Springfield rifles, caliber .69

53





Springfield rifled muskets, caliber .58 (issued to Colonel Penrose, Fifteenth New Jersey Volunteers)

239






Stacked on battle-field

1,151











Third Brigade:






Pieces unassorted

600





Total

3,672




The assorted arms are mostly in good order. In addition, I have to report the capture of one Napoleon gun and three caissons. The ammunition was used or destroyed on the field.

I have the honor to be, very respectfully, yours,

S. W. CRAWFORD,

Brigadier-General, Commanding Division.

Lieutenant-Colonel LOCKE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.



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