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unt, took post behind the stone walls of a field. Baxter faced to the west and Paul to the north. These, then, were the posts of the six infantry brigades of the First corps, and formed the left of the Federal line. Buford's cavalry was mainly on the left. To their right, the Eleventh corps, under General Howard, took post as it arrived on the field. General Schurz's two brigades, under Schimmelfennig and Krzyzanowski, were on Reynolds' immediate right, and Barlow's two, under Gilsa and Ames, formed the extreme Federal right. While these troops were getting into battle order, General Ewell's corps was arriving and arraying itself on the Confederate left. Rodes' division, the first to reach the field, formed on Heth's left; Iverson's North Carolina brigade occupying his right, O'Neal his center, and Doles his left. Daniel, with his North Carolina brigade, supported Iverson, and had instruction to attack on his right if opportunity arose. Ramseur's four North Carolina regimen
ed the bottling up of Butler's forces in defensive works, and shattered all expectations of active co-operation on Butler's part in the advance on Richmond. During the day General Dearing, commanding General Whiting's cavalry, forced his way by Ames' men, reported to General Beauregard, and returned that afternoon with many prisoners. The boldness of the movement won warm praise from Dearing's superiors. An assault on part of Butler's advanced lines of intrenchments and rifle-pits took place on the 20th of May at Howlett's house. Those held by Ames were captured and retained; but Terry was fortunate enough to regain from the Confederates those that he at first lost to them. In this action, the young and chivalrous Lieut.-Col. J. C. Lamb, of the Seventeenth North Carolina, was mortally wounded. The North Carolina losses in this series of actions were, killed, 99; wounded, 574. After the battle at Drewry's bluff, Lewis' brigade (Hoke's) was ordered to join General Lee, and t