the bloody Lane.
Franklin is halted.
both sides exhausted.
Pleasanton for the Confederates.
Fortunately for them, Franklin at Crampton's Gap, as already told, interpretble above.
The 5th and 6th corps, Porter and Franklin, would be in reserve opposite our centre withthe attack upon our left, the 6th corps under Franklin.
It was plain that a fourth and even more tet 6000 each, fine troops and well commanded.
Franklin, too, was anxious to attack.
Already he hadof saving the two batteries.
But, just as Franklin was about to attack, Sumner met him, and, beild on his right, he conferred with Sumner and Franklin.
The latter urged a renewal of the attack, bd against it, and McClellan took his advice.
Franklin was ordered simply to stand on the defensive.n nor any of his six corps commanders, except Franklin, approved the idea of an attack.
Ropes says that Franklin alone—
recognized the importance of the high ground held by Stuart and desired to
, as the finest army on the planet.
His organization was as follows, with the strength of each corps present for duty equipped on April 30.
1stWadsworthPhelps, Cutler, Paul, Meredith1052
ReynoldsRobinsonRoot, Baxter, Leonard
2dHancockCaldwell, Meagher, Zook, Brook848
CouchGibbonSully, Owen, Hall
16,893FrenchCarroll, Hays, MacGregor
3dBirneyGraham, Ward, Hayman954
SicklesBerryCarr, Revere, Mott
18,721WhippleFranklin, Bowman, Berdan
5thGriffinBarnes, McQuade, Stockton842
MeadeSykesAyres, Burbank, O'Rorke
6thBrooksBrown, Bartlett, Russell954
NewtonShaler, Brown, Wheaton
11thDevensVon Gilsa, McLean636
HowardVon SteinwehrBuschbeck, Barlow
SlocumWilliamsKnipe, Ross, Ruger
13,450GearyCandy, Kane, Greene