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ks' brigade was left on the turnpike, a mile south of Kernstown, to support Ashby, guard the train and form a reserve. Fulkerson's brigade, followed by part of Carpenter's battery, was marched northward, as if to attack the enemy's right center, passing bravely through a storm of shot and shell, from Pritchard's hill, to which CaCarpenter made brief reply in passing. Nearing the Federal batteries, Fulkerson turned northwest and, rapidly moving, soon gained and deployed across Sandy ridge, at right angles to its trend, securing a very strong position, on its crest, for his left, behind a stone fence overlooking and dominating the field that extended down thewhich extended from near the crest and overlooked the Federal position. Jackson quickly saw its advantages and ordered up McLaughlin's and Waters' batteries and Carpenter's other guns, and placed them, nearly at right angles to his infantry line, in front of the wood above this field, supported by some of Fulkerson's men. This dis
ame name; he had taken the wrong one, and finding out his mistake had countermarched, but did not reach the field of battle until late in the day. A. P. Hill and Longstreet were held in reserve, and it was useless for Holmes to attack the intrenched bluff before him bristling with heavy guns and well guarded by numerous nearby gunboats. There were but few available positions for Lee's artillery, but these Jackson availed himself of; on the left with the batteries of Balthis, Poague and Carpenter, while on the right those of Grimes and Moorman, first put in, were soon driven back and their places taken by Davidson and Pegram. None of these could long withstand the fury of the concentrated fire of the seventy guns that swept the slope in front of the Federal position. Forming his men in the edge of the forest and on the borders of the swamp, Lee ordered his front line, under Huger, Magruder, D. H. Hill and Whiting, to move against the enemy. Armistead's brigade, on the right, was
liam K., major; Wheelwright, William H., major. Twenty-seventh Cavalry battalion Partisan Rangers (Trigg's battalion. Transferred to Twenty-fifth Cavalry): Edmundson, Henry A., major, lieutenant-colonel. Twenty-seventh Infantry regiment: Carpenter, Joseph, lieutenant-colonel (appointment declined); Echols, John, lieutenant-colonel, colonel; Edmondson, James K., lieutenant-colonel, colonel; Frazer, Philip F., major; Gordon, William W., colonel; Grigsby, Andrew J., major, lieutenant-coloneiver, Jacob, colonel. Seventy-seventh Militia regiment: McDonald, Edward H., colonel; Simms, Gilmore F., lieutenant-colonel; Smith, Abraham, major; Vandiver, Joseph L., major. Eighty-second Militia regiment: Blankenbeker, E. Finks, major; Carpenter, Simeon, lieutenant-colonel; Troyman, James W., colonel Eighty-fourth Militia regiment: Dennis, Thomas C., colonel. Eighty-seventh Militia regiment: Gresham, Thomas Robert, colonel; Saunders, William A., major. Eighty-eighth Militia re