26th NC band played "Nearer My God To Thee" for survivors of Pettigrew's Brigade
My neck of the woods.
Eight hundred men of the 26th go into battle on July 1, and by the evening of July 3, just 64 privates and three officers are left. They have suffered the greatest loss of any of the 700 Confederate or 2,000 Federal regiments on any day of the war.
From Free North Carolina