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PA Civil War Era Newspaper Transcriptions - Battle of Gettysburg




New York Times - July 03, 1862





TELEGRAMS FROM HARRISBURGH.


Special Dispatch to the New-York Times.
Harrisburgh, Thursday, July 2.
There has been no fighting of moment between Gen. Smith's forces end the enemy today. I left Carlisle at 2 P.M., and since arriving here have seen some parties who left there later. Gen. Smith occupies the town.

The enemy has apparently gone in the direction of Gettysburgh. Our scouts are In pursuit. Yesterday several houses were struck by rebel shells. Mr. J. H. Young and others, of the United States Sanitary Commission, were with the troops, and gave aid to the wounded. The Dickinson College was used as a hospital. Our loss yesterday was one killed and sixteen wounded. After the fight at oyster Point sixteen dead rebels were counted.

Annexed is the list of casualties:
Robert Walter, Co. I. 30th Penn. militia - killed.
Robert Wisey, Co. D, Blue Reserves - knee.
Morris Hunter, Co. B, 26th Penn. - contusion.
George McNult, Co. C., Blue Reserves - right leg.
Stuart Patterson, Co. A, 1st Philadelphia artillery - hand.

Lieut. W. Provost, Co. K, 37th New - York - hand.
H. C. Mecklen , Co. C, 37th New - York - knee.
J. Cowly, 37th New York - contusion.
B. W. Walter, Co. H, Gray Reserves - face,
? Ashmead,1st Philadelphia artillery.
? Blackinston, Co. D, Gray Reserves,
F. Croft, Co. H. 10th Pennsylvania - - slight.
A. B. Hibbard, Co. K, 37th New York - scalp.
P. Garret, Co. G, Gray Reserves - slight.
C. W. Collady, Co. D, Gray Reserves - right leg amputated.

Ed. Colwell, Co. A, 1st Phila. artillery - ankle.
W. Scott, Co. A, 1st Philadelphia artillery - head

There are under treatment a few cases of exhaustion.




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