Third Army Corps
— Army of Northern Virginia —
Army of Northern Virginia
Third Army Corps
Pender's Division Major Gen. William D. Pender
Brig. Gen. James H. Lane, Major Gen. I.R. Trimble
First Brigade - Col. Abner Perrin
Second Brigade - Brig. Gen. James H. Lane
Third Brigade - Brig. Gen. Edward L. Thomas
Fourth Brigade Brig. Gen. A.M. Scales, Lieut. Col. G.T. Gordon, Col. W. Lee J. Lowrance
Artillery Battalion Four Batteries - Major William T. Poague
July 1. The Division moved about 8 a.m. in the direction of Gettysburg following Heth's Division. A line of battle was formed on the right and left of the pike 3 miles from town. About 3 p.m. a part of Ewell's Corps appeared on the left and the Union forces making a strong demonstration an advance was ordered. Heth became vigorously engaged. The Division moved to the support passing through the lines forced the Union troops to Seminary Ridge. Scales's Brigade moved to the left flanking this position. The Union troops gave way retiring to Cemetery Ridge. The Division reformed on the Ridge the left resting on Fairfield Road.
July 2. In position on the Ridge not engaged except heavy skirmishing along the line.
July 3. During the morning two Brigades ordered to report to Lieut. Gen. Longstreet as a support to Gen. Pettigrew and were placed in rear of right of Heth's Division which formed a portion of the column of assault. The line moved forward on mile in view of the fortified position on Cemetery Ridge exposed to severe fire. The extreme right reached the works but was compelled to fall back. The Division reformed where it rested before making the attack.
July 4. The Division during the night took up the line of march.
Casualties, killed 262, wounded 1312, missing 116, Total 1690.