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oad and followed a private road which led to a creek at the base of the hill on which the Hamby house stood.
In the plan of attack, part of the company, under Colonel G. W. Flowers, was to approach from the north, while the other part, under Captain Ellis, was to approach from the south, and then surround the house.
In the enthusiasm of the moment all seemed to forget the danger.
Colonel Flowers' men had gotten within seventy-five yards, and Captain Ellis' men within twenty yards of the housCaptain Ellis' men within twenty yards of the house when its defenders poured a volley of minie-balls through the port-holes.
（Hon. R. Z. Linneyz.) James K. Linney, and James Brown were killed.
Linney had charged bravely across the field, and was killed on the east side of the house; Brown was charging up the hill on the west side when he was wounded.
Some of the men were compelled to jump from their horses and throw themselves on the ground in order to escape being shot down.
Their horses became frightened, and breaking loose from them, r