across White Oak Swamp.
On the Confederate side it was not yet clear what the enemy would do. Ewell's and Jackson's divisions had not been seriously engaged, and Ewell's was sent down the ChickahoEwell's was sent down the Chickahominy about seven miles to Despatch Station, to see if they showed any disposition to cross the stream and retreat down the Peninsula.
Stuart's cavalry followed the railroad toward White House.
Bottupon McClellan's rear with his whole force.
This comprised his own three brigades under Winder, Ewell's three, D. H. Hill's five, Whiting's two, and Lawton's one, — in all 14 brigades, nearly 25,000r Jackson or both to begin, and neither had begun.
As Beauregard, at Bull Run, had sent word to Ewell to begin, and then had gone to the centre and waited; as Johnston, at Seven Pines, had given ordthat he did not intend that his men should do all the fighting.
Jackson's troops (his own and Ewell's divisions) had had a sharp campaign in the Valley, but the rest of the army at Yorktown, Willi
Walker's Ransom's, Cooke's, No Artillery3,855
Reserve ArtilleryAlexander's Battalion. 6 Batteries, 26 Guns623
Washington Artillery. 4 Batteries, 9 Guns
Total5 Divisions, 20 Brigades 24 Batteries, 99 Guns29,916
2D corps, Jackson's
Ewell'sLawton's, Early's, Trimble's, Hays's, Latimer's Battalion 6 Batteries, 26 Guns7,716
D. H. Hill'sRodes's, Dole's, Colquitt's, Iverson's, Ramseur's H. P. Jones's Battalion, 5 Batteries, 22 Guns6,944
A. P. Hill'sField's, Gregg's, Thomas's, Lane's Lee and to protect the capital, 198,546 men and about 900 guns.
On the same day, Dec. 10, Lee's return showed his present for duty, by divisions, as follows:—
1ST corps, LongstreetSTRENGTH2D corps, JacksonSTRENGTH
Anderson's Division7,639Ewell's Division7,716
Hood's Division7,334A. P. Hill's Division11,554
McLaws's Division 7,898D. H. Hill's Division8,944
Pickett's Division7,567Jackson's Division5,005
Ransom's Division3,855Reserve Artillery473
Total 2d Corps3