med, about half-past 4 o'clock, from Villetoe as far as the road.
Meanwhile, Preston has caused Gracie's brigade to advance against Wood.
This brigade occupies the entire front of a division, for itd would have surrounded it but for the timely arrival of Hazen.
Kelly has formed to the left of Gracie, and, getting in motion a few minutes after him, resumes the attack upon the very ground that GrHindman in his report, had the Confederates been seen to fight better nor the Federals so well.Zzz Gracie and Kelly have soon captured the first knob and the prolongation of the hill which connects ite back in disorder upon the first knoll which Preston has occupied.
The battle has been bloody; Gracie alone has lost seven hundred men in less than one hour.
Fortunately, Trigg, who was summoned ineyond Gregg's troops, and deploys on the left of Kelly.
These two brigades, leaving behind them Gracie's command, which has been too sorely tried to follow, resume the fight toward half-past 5 o'cloc