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d Hindman's, Preston's, Stewart's, and Bushrod Johnson's divisions of the army of Tennessee. The three last constituting the corps of that intrepid officer, Maj. Gen. Buckner. These forces held the extreme left, and were opposed to the right wing of the enemy, which rested upon the mountain and occupied a strong position. Hill'sntry. In the meantime Longstreet had been steadily pushing back the enemy on the left, meeting, no check and carrying everything before him. Under his orders Buckner executed a successful flank movement, whilst Hood and others made a vigorous assault in front. The effect of this combined attack was to force the Federals to abosition from which it could enfilade the reinforcing column as it advanced. This was late in the afternoon, and at a time when Preston and Johnson's divisions of Buckner's corps, and Kershaw, and Humphreys, of McLaws's division, had again become engaged with the enemy in a desperate conflict. After gaining possession of the ridge