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ost probably would have carried it, when Beauregard's order was received recalling them. He says further (page 150): His order really was not distributed before the greater part of the Confederate troops had already given up the attempt for that day to carry the ridge at the landing. As it might appear from these dicta that Bragg's report was baseless, the following extracts are given from the reports of his subordinates. Major-General Withers, in his official report of June 20, 1862, says: This division was then advanced to the Pittsburg edge of the field, in which the enemy had stacked their arms, and halted for a supply of ammunition. Most of the regiments were supplied from the camps of the enemy. The order was now given by General Bragg, who was present on the right during the fierce fight which ended in the capture of Prentiss, to sweep everything forward! This division was moved promptly forward, although some regiments had not succeeded in getting a