g heard about 6 P. M., Thursday.
During the night the enemy withdrew some of their pieces, but early in the morning Gen. Mazcy Gregg flanked the battery and took it without much loss, capturing many of the Pennsylvania "Bucktails" who were not suffiheir advance.
At twilight the enemy opened fire upon our troops, and broke their short repose.
Almost simultaneous with Gregg's attack on Ellyson's mills, Pryor and Featherstone also commenced.
As all approach to this battery was through an open n ground, they retired to a long and formidable line of breastworks, and could not be caused therefrom, under any pretext Gregg's brigade advanced to storm them, supported by artillery.
The time was now 5 P. M., and our men much exhausted, advancing with shouts to the charge.
Gregg's men acted nobly as men ever dare to do, but the amount of artillery and infantry opposed proved too much, and they were compelled to . Yet still to the right and left the fighting was hot and fierce, until about