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ine of battle--Gen. Rousseau's division on the right, in line with the left of Gilbert's corps, and Gen. Jackson's on the left, near the little hamlet of Maxwell, on be carried off the field. The charging Rebels now struck the left flank of Gilbert's corps, held by R. B. Mitchell and Sheridan, which had been for some little ts came on. Meantime, the 30th brigade, Col. Gooding, which had been sent by Gilbert to the aid of McCook, had formed on our extreme left, confronting the divisionfore the battle was terminated by darkness. At 6 A. M. next day, Oct. 9. Gilbert's corps advanced by order to assail the Rebel front, while Crittenden struck hvision, followed by the rest of Crittenden's and then by McCook's corps, while Gilbert's marched on the Lancaster road to the left. Wood struck the Rebel rearguard the region he traversed, rendering extended pursuit impossible. McCook's and Gilbert's divisions were halted at Crab Orchard; while Crittenden kept on to London, w
which the Rebels responded with all their guns. For nearly an hour, our men struggled with obstructions that seemed insurmountable, under a fire of shell and canister that threatened their annihilation; sometimes recoiling for a moment, when the voice of their commanders would cheer and encourage them to rally; and thus at length the abatis and other obstructions were struggled through, and the Unionists leaped into the ditch and scrambled up the face of the defenses; while Rinnekin's and Gilbert's brigades, turning the fort by our right, gained its entrance and arrested there the flight of Gen. Thomas and 1,000 of his men, who were made prisoners. The conflict along the center, where the assault was delivered by Dennis's brigade of Veatch's division and Spiceley's and Moore's brigades of Andrews's, was far less sanguinary; yet Andrews's men, when but 40 yards from the fort, were plowed with grape from 8 guns; while our skirmishers, on reaching the brink of the ditch, were scatte
Gens. Hancock and Sickles arrive at, 379; preparing for the decisive charge at, 383; second battle and map of, 384; the Rebel grand charge at, 385. Getty's division at the battles of the Wilderness, 568 to 571. Gholson, Gen., of Miss., killed at Egypt, 696. Gibbon, Brig.-Gen., at South Mountain. 198; wounded at Vicksburg, 347; at Chancellorsville. 362; at Gettysburg, 380 to 387; at the Wilderness, 567 to 571; at Cold Harbor, 581. Giddings, Hon. J. R., on the Slave-Trade. 237. Gilbert, Gen., in battle of Perryville, 220. Gillem, Gen., captures 300 prisoners from Duke at Kingsport, Tenn., 688; captures 200 men and 8 guns from Vaughan at Wytheville, Va., 688. Gillmore, Gen. Quincy A., routs Pegram near Somerset, 427; his plan for bombarding Fort Pulaski adopted, 456; 457; fall of Fort Pulaski due to, 458; succeeds Gen. Hunter in command of the Department of the South, 473; condition of his army and plan of operations, 473-4; establishes the marsh battery, which opens