south side of James river), and Jackson's corps, of A. P. Hill's, Early's, D. H. Hill's under Rodes, and Trimble's under Colston, and two brigades of cavalry under W. H. F. Lee and Fitzhugh Lee. Hampton's brigade was absent, having been sent to the hompson Brown and Tom Carter, was rapidly and strongly fortified.
A. P. Hill's and Trimble's division, the latter under Colston, were formed in rear.
And so General Lee waited.
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At 6 P. M., allo tell it!!
In his official report Rodes says, the enemy, being taken in flank and rear, did not wait for an attack.
Colston's division followed so rapidly, that they went over the works at Melzei Chancellor's with Rodes' men. Both divisions ent