erations of General Beauregard.
At page 267, after mentioning General Meade's order to General Burnside to withdraw his troops, given at 9:45 A. M., and the orders given to General Hancock, at 9:25 and to General Warren at 9:45, to suspend all offensive operations, Colonel Roman, basing his statement upon statements made by General Bushrod Johnson and Colonel F. W. McMaster,
Colonel McMaster, of the Seventeenth South Carolina regiment, took command of General Elliott's brigade when General Ellott received his death wound early in the morning, soon after the Federals took possession of our works. says:
Such was the situation—the Federals unable to advance and fearing to retreat-when, at 10 o'clock, General Mahone arrived with a part of his men, who lay down in the shallow ravine, to the rear of Elliott's salient, held by the force under Colonel Smith, there to await the remainder of the division.
But a movement having occurred among the Federals which seemed to menace an ad