Hoke's division of Ewell's corps.
Hill was a dashing general, and he made a gallant effort on Warren's lines, now pretty well intrenched, assaulting under cover of a cannonade of thirty guns.
But Griffin and Ayres were both old artillerists, and Hill's long, serried lines were smashed by our guns before they got within reach of our musketry.
Later in the day Mahone selected a point, and hurled his division with his well-known fiery energy fairly up to our works on the left, but in vain.
Hagood's brigade alone got inside, and were there made prisoners in a body, though part of them, in the confusion and delay to take them in, re-opened fire and made their escape.
Besides all the wounded, over two hundred Confederates lay dead upon the field in front of our defenses — a sad sight, for, enemies as they were, they were bone of our bone and flesh of our flesh.
Thus ended the last and most reckless attempt to dislodge Warren.
The total Union loss was 251 killed, 1148 wounded, and 2