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urnside's desperate struggle to cross the bridge below to their left. To the left of the bridge where Pleasonton's successful crossing on the morning of the 17th was accomplished stands Newcomers' Mill. On the ridge above, the cavalry and artillery held their positions, keeping open a way for reenforcements. These were much needed when the ammunition of the batteries ran low. More regular troops were sent forward, together with two more batteries from Sykes' division, under command of Captain Dryer. These reenforcements threw themselves splendidly into the fight. The cavalry had scored again. Held by the cavalry at Antietam Newcomers' mill on Antietam creek Farnsworth rose in his stirrups — he looked magnificent in his passion — and cried, Take that back! Kilpatrick returned his defiance, but, soon repenting, said, I did not mean it; forget it. For a moment there was silence, when Farnsworth spoke calmly, General, if you order the charge, I will lead it, but you mu