attack of the Confederates was not renewed.
Lee had sent an order to his generals to wait until the whole army had got into line before resuming the offensive.
Armistead's brigade of Huger's division was, by rushing forward with loud yells, to give the signal for a general assault upon the enemy's positions.
Meantime, the marc in that direction.
The column therefore proceeded somewhat at random.
At last two of Huger's brigades emerged from the woods on Anderson's right.
The third, Armistead's, which was to have commenced the attack, followed Magruder.
The latter, pushing his heads of column forward as fast as the thick underwood which he had to cle forest, and undoubtedly also by the wind, which had suddenly changed,—an unreliable messenger, upon which Lee had reposed too much confidence.
As we have said, Armistead's brigade, which was to have given the signal for the attack, having followed Magruder instead of proceeding with the remainder of Huger's division, found itself
1st Brigade, Howell Cobb; 2d Brigade, Griffith.
2d Division, D. R. Jones. 1st Brigade, Toombs; 2d Brigade, G. T. Anderson.
3d Division, McLaws.
1st Brigade, Kershaw; 2d Brigade, Semmes.
Huger's Division. 1st Brigade, Armistead; 2d Brigade, Ransom; 3d Brigade, Mahone; 4th Brigade, Wright.
Holmes's Division. 1st Brigade, Wise; 2d Brigade, Daniel; 3d Brigade, Walker.
Cavalry Division, Stuart; 9 regiments.
Reserve Artillery, Pendleton.
The exact strength of , Drayton, 3 regiments; 2d Brigade, Barksdale, 4 regiments; 3d Brigade, Kershaw, 4 regiments, 1 battery; 4th Brigade, Semmes, 4 regiments; 5th Brigade, Cobb, 5 regiments.
5th Division, Anderson.
1st Brigade, Wright, 4 regiments; 2d Brigade, Armistead, 4 regiments; 3d Brigade, Wilcox, 5 regiments; 4th Brigade, Pryor, 4 regiments; 5th Brigade, Featherstone, 4 regiments; 6th Brigade, Mahone, 4 regiments.
1st Division, Starke.
1st Brigade, Winder (afterward Grigsby), 3