of timber from which we emerged to the assault.
The enemy did not advance beyond the position in which he received — our attack.
My skirmishers continued to occupy a part of the field over which we advanced until the army retired from Murfreesboroa.
The action lasted about one hour and twenty minutes. As our lines advanced to the attack several rounds of artillery were heard from our center, apparently directed against the enemy on the west bank of the river.
About twilight Brigadier-General Aiiderson reported to me with his brigade, and remained in position with me until the army retired.
I took up line of battle for the night a little in rear of the field over which we advanced to the assault, and Captain Robertson at my request disposed the artillery in the positions indicated for it.
Many of the reports do not discriminate between the losses of Wednesday and Friday.
The total loss in my division, exclusive of Jackson's command, is 2,140, of which, I think, 1,700 occurr