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three days' battle has already been submitted to you. * it bore ample testimony that my men in that battle fought with bravery, and never yielded without necessity.

I am, general, most respectfully, yours,

C. SCHURSZ,

Major-General, Commanding Third Division.

Major-General HOWARD, Commanding Eleventh Corps.

Numbers 254. Report of Brigadier General Hector Tyndale, U. S. Army, commanding First Brigade.

HDQRS. FIRST BRIG., THIRD DIV., ELEVENTH ARMY CORPS,

Warrenton Junction, Va.,

July 29, 1863

Pursuant to instructions from division headquarters, I have the honor to report that I assumed the command of this brigade on July 13, at Funkstown, Md. ; that on July 14 the brigade took up the line of march for Williamsport, and arrived there on the afternoon of the same day. The following day returned, and reached Middletown in the evening, where we encamped. On the morning of July 16 resumed the march, and encamped near Berlin, on the Potomac River. On the morning of July 19, crossed the Potomac, and encamped on Goose Creek, near Leesburg. Va. The following day marched to and encamped at Mountville. On July 23, left Mountville, marched to and encamped at New Baltimore; from thence the brigade marched to and arrived at Warrenton Junction on July 25.

I am, sir, very respectfully,

HECTOR TYNDALE,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.

Captain F. TIEDEMANN, Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

Numbers 255. Report of Colonel Frederick Hecker, Eighty-sescond Illionois Infantry.

HDQRS. EIGHTY-SECOND REGIMENT ILLINOIS VOLUNTEERS, August 21, 1863.

SIR: In compliance with the circular from headquarters First Brigade, August 20, 1863, requiring regimental reports of the battle of Gettysburg, inclusive of the operations from Jun 28 until the arrival of the Army of the Potomac at camp near Warrenton Junction, I have to report as follows: At 3 p. m. on June 28, the regiment commenced its march from

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*Embodied in revised statement, p. 183.

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