hrown forward by General Buell as a shield between General Grant's Army and the Confederates.
Crittenden's Division likewise came up from Savannah by water not long after, and was promptly establishee had to assist as a gunner at one of his pieces, and the battery narrowly escaped capture.
Crittenden by this time was likewise hotly engaged in the immediate center, and on his right were arrayed day before in the full tide of their brilliant success.
And as Nelson was borne back, so was Crittenden by the same refluent wave.
One of McCook's Brigades, under Rousseau, leavened by three battalions of regulars, had been on the field as early as daylight, on the right of Crittenden, neighboring Sherman and Lew Wallace.
His other brigades reached and took position about 10 o'clock; and ju
Four or five thousand of these men were brought up under McClernand, as we have said, between Crittenden and McCook, and about 10 o'clock several thousand more that hitherto had been collected and he