d's, Franklin's, Wilcox's, and Sherman's — with the batteries of Ricketts, Griffin, and Arnold, and cavalry under Major Palmer, advanced to turn the Confederate left, while Keyes's brigade was sent to annoy them on their right.
General Heintzelman accompanied McDowell as his lieutenant in the field, and his division began the attack.
Ricketts and Griffin advanced with their troops, and planted their batteries on an elevation that commanded the whole plateau, with the immediate support of Ellsworth's Fire Zouaves, commanded by Colonel Farnham.
To the left of these batteries, New York, Massachusetts, and Minnesota troops took a position.
As the artillery and the Zouaves were advancing, they were suddenly attacked on the flank by Alabamians in ambush, and then by Stuart's Black Horse Cavalry in the rear, and the Zouaves recoiled.
At that moment Heintzelman ordered up a Minnesota regiment to support the batteries, when the Confederates in overwhelming force delivered a fire on these
artford, New Haven, New London, Stonington.
District of Columbia—Georgetown.
Florida—Appalachicola, Cedar Keys, Fernandina, Jacksonville, Key West, Pensacola, St. Augustine, Tampa.
Georgia—Atlanta, Brunswick, St. Mary's, Savannah.
Indiana—Evansville, Indianapolis, Michigan City.
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