War of the Rebellion: Serial 044 Page 0767 Chapter XXXIX. THE GETTYSBURG CAMPAIGN.

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The enemy reoccupied the Maryland Heights on the 7th, and crossed the river on the 14th instant. Colonel Harman, just returned from home, where he had been recovering from a wound received at Brandy, took a squadron to go to Bolivar Heights, to reconnoiter. Taking a squad of 6 men, he went to the left of the road, and was charged by the Yankees. His horse fell, stunning him, and he was captured. Lieutenant [Jackson] Eastham and 2 men of Company B were also captured with him. The squadron (Captain [George J.] Grandstaff and Lieutenant Baylor commanding), being still in the road, received the principal charge of the enemy, and repulsed it capturing 25 men, 1 lieutenant, and 1 major, out of a party of 54. Major [J. L.] Knott, with Captain [H. W.] Kearney's company (D), was very active on the left of the line, and, when the enemy advanced on Shepherdstown, captured 33 prisoners, including 1 surgeon and 1 lieutenant, and also one large four-horse wagon and team belonging to headquarters Second Brigade, Second Cavalry Division, U. S. Army.

I am, general, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

T. B. MASSIE,

Lieutenant-Colonel, Commanding.

General W. E. JONES.

ADDENDA.

List of Casualties* in the Twelfth Cavalry on the 9th instant. +

Officers and men Killed. Wounded. Missing. Total.

Company A:

Commissioned ---- 1 ---- 1

officers

Enlisted men ---- 3 1 4

Company B:

Commissioned ---- ---- 1 1

officers

Non-Commissioned 1 ---- ---- 1

officers

Enlisted men 2 4 2 8

Company C:

Non-commissioned ---- 1 ---- 1

officers

Enlisted men 1 3 ---- 4

Company D:

Enlisted men ---- 4 2 6

Company E:

Commissioned ---- 1 ---- 1

officers

Non-commissioned ---- 2 ---- 2

officers

Enlisted men 2 1 1 4

Company F:

Enlisted men ---- 3 1 4

Company G:

Commissioned ---- 1 ---- 1

officers

Non-commissioned ---- 1 ---- 1

officers

Enlisted men ---- ---- 1 1

Company H:

Commissioned ---- 1 ---- 1

officers

Non-commissioned ---- ---- 1 1

officers

Enlisted men ---- 3 1 4

Company I:

Commissioned ---- 1 ---- 1

officers

Enlisted men ---- 2 ---- 2

Company K:

Enlisted men ---- 2 2 4

Total 6 34 13 53

T. B. MASSIE,

Lieutenant-Colonel, Commanding Twelfth Virginia Cavalry.

June 13, 1863.

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*Nominal list omitted. + Colonel A. W. Harman wounded.

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