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as the hill near the crest was very difficult to ascend, he had time either to re-form or to bring up a second line before we reached the top of the hill, and another repulse was the consequence. Troops never rallied more promptly, and without confusion or clamor. On taking position near the foot of the hill it was found necessary to distribute ammunition, and, while this was being done, Colonel Kelly came up with his brigade, and moved forward to the assault. The Seventh Mississippi, Colonel Bishop commanding, of my brigade, having some ammunition in the cartridge-boxes, was ordered in with Colonel Kelly, to strengthen his command as much as possible. Soon after, two Florida regiments, under Colonel Finley, also moved forward to Colonel Kelly's support. It was now nearly night, and the importance of completing the day's work, thus far so handsomely accomplished by the left wing, was apparent to all. Kelly made a most vigorous attack, supported as above, and succeeded in occupying