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us now look on the other part of the field. Burnside held the Federal left wing against Lee's righun at the other end of the line. In front of Burnside was a triple-arched stone bridge across the A Lee's left and center suffered so severely. Burnside's delay at the bridge could not have been mortory for the Federals. Even at the time when Burnside's tardy advance began, it must have prevailedrning of the 17th, McClellan sent an order to Burnside to advance on the bridge, to take possession it. It must have been about ten o'clock when Burnside received the order as McClellan was more than two miles away. Burnside's chief officer at this moment was General Jacob D. Cox (afterward Goveral urgent orders to advance at all hazards. Burnside forwarded these to Cox, and in the fear that along the whole line of battle now ensued. Burnside, however, received another order from McClellsion) checked Hill for a breathing space; but Burnside's forces were steadily pushed back until at n[1 more...]