Wilbur Kurtz Archival Description:
This sector was occupied by Ector’s brigade, French’s div. Of Stewart’s Corps.
On the hill-top was located Ward’s Alabama battery of Storr’s artillery battalion.
July 27, a Federal shell exploded over the battery – mortally wounded Capt. John J. Kard and inflicted a wound in the left leg of Brig. Gen. Matthew D. Ector, rendering amputation necessary.