nts of Kelly's brigade, and, within an hour afterwards, the remaining brigades of his division, Gracie's and Figg's. These brave troops, as they arrived, were conducted by officers of my staff to then along that portion of the line, and were mostly engaged during the attack.
About four o'clock Gracie's and Kelly's brigades came up and reported to me. I directed them, the former to form on my rear, and the latter to form on Gracie's left.
General Hindman informed me that he was about to attack on Anderson's left, well on the right flank of the enemy, with two brigades of infantry, with artilermined on an attack, combining all our forces, McNair's brigade, which had come up on my right, Gracie's, Kelly's, Anderson's, my Eighth, Fifteenth and Second regiments participating.
The rest of my heaviest attacks of the war on a single point.
The brigades went in in magnificent order.
General Gracie, under my own eye, led his brigade, now for the first time under fire, most gallantly and ef