of the remnants of the militia brigades, which were not employed any more in active service.
It consisted of the five regiments of his old brigade, now under Garnett, of three regiments and one battalion under Burks, and of two regiments under Fulkerson.
He had also five batteries and Ashby's regiment of cavalry.
General Banks had his own division, under Williams, and Shield s' (late Lander's)
General Lander died at his camp at Pawpaw, March 2d, and General Shields succeeded to his commane right half, which was mainly composed of artillery, ran along the ridge to the rear, and was thus at right angles to the other part.
The brunt of the Federal attack was borne by the centre, near the angle presented by that part of the line.
Fulkerson's brigade, holding the extreme Confederate left, firmly maintained its position, but the centre was thinned and worn out by the persistent Federal attacks, until General Garnett, whose brigade was there, deeming it impossible to hold his positi