f the enemy's advance, may be more fully explained when we learn the fact, that Corse's brigade which had been left at Penola Station, marched up from there and reacf the Mattapony river on which we formed in line after crossing the river.
General Corse also formed his brigade into line of battle and seeing the enemy in his fro Hancock's corps were in his front.
After holding this position until sundown, Corse marched his men to the rear, where they fell into line with Ewell's corps early the next morning.
We were at that time entirely ignorant of Corse's men being so near to us, otherwise we should have joined in with them, near where they fell bactheir front lined with our infantry; one brigade on the heights northward, and Corse's on the south, no doubt came to the conclusion that a formidable army was in ty Hancock's men after the engagement on May 21, 1864.
The position occupied by Corse's brigade was pointed out, and after looking from these hills and the hill occu