iment under Captain Lang.
Next came the Seventeenth Mississippi under Lieutenant-Colonel Fizer, with his right wing commanded by Captain Govan, and reinforced by thr hundred and seventy-five rifles, and was under the general control of Lieutenant-Colonel Fizer.
This force was supported on the left by the Thirteenth Mississippi, d commenced another, a murderous volley of musketry was poured into them by Colonel Fizer's command, and at the same instant the boom of two Confederate signal guns,ll the losses were caused by artillery projectiles.
The volley poured by Colonel Fizer's command into the bridge builders, was the signal for a sharp fusilade, whered behind the piles of bridge material, first opened a vigorous fire upon Colonel Fizer's position, aided by a fresh opening of the batteries.
Under cover of thisn, having already delayed the enemy even longer than the occasion required, Colonel Fizer ordered his small force to fall back to the market house, where it was agai