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attle may take place at any time. There has been considerable skirmishing and manœuvering all day. --Twenty four hours will decide whether Grant will deliver battle here, or seek to turn our position again. Lieut Gen Hill is sick, and Maj Gen Early has been assigned to the command of his corps, and Brig Gen Gordon takes. Early's division. Brig Gen Mahone commands Anderson's division since the assignment of the latter to the command of Longstreet's corps. Col DuBose, of the Fifteenth Geirmishing and manœuvering all day. --Twenty four hours will decide whether Grant will deliver battle here, or seek to turn our position again. Lieut Gen Hill is sick, and Maj Gen Early has been assigned to the command of his corps, and Brig Gen Gordon takes. Early's division. Brig Gen Mahone commands Anderson's division since the assignment of the latter to the command of Longstreet's corps. Col DuBose, of the Fifteenth Georgia, succeeds to the command of Benning's brigade. Sallust.
however, he had succeeded the enemy had closed thickly around him and he was a prisoner in their hands, as was also Brig Gen G H Stuart of the Maryland line, with some twenty five hundred officers and men from this division, and some twenty pieces of artillery; twelve of which were from Page's and the rest from Cutshaw's battalions. This temporary success greatly elated the Yankees, and they pressed on with increasing numbers and a zeal intensified by their temporary success. Gordon, with Early's division, however, quickly come to the assistance of the remnant of Johnson's division, now under command of Col Williams, of La, and fought the enemy for some time, but were gradually pressed back to our second line of works, when Rodes came to the assistance of Johnson and Karly, whilst further on to the right Lane's brigade, of Hill's corps, was also forced back some distance until Gen L was enabled to reform his line, when portions of all of Hill's divisions became warmly engaged