per relation to Ewell's right, and thus helped A. P. Hill's beaten division, attacked the enemy's center or left center, and about 6 P. M. drove it in. But Lawton, bearing too much by his own left, unwittingly crossed Hood's line of march and reenforced Ewell — a most timely providence, for Ewell's line was about done for. The 2d Virginia brigade seems to have borne as much too far to the right, and at last, near sunset, found themselves behind Longstreet's extreme right,--the brigade of R. H. Anderson, whom they assisted in driving the enemy.
The 3d Virginia brigade brought up behind Longstreet's left, passing near Gaines's Mill, and near sunset participated in the victory.
The Stonewall brigade, under Winder, bore too much to the left and entered the fight on your right.
Pickett's brigade, headed by the Old Ironsides (18th Virginia), broke Porter's line just west of the Watts house.
With regard to this break, General Law, in a letter to the Editors, says: Whiting's division cover