a Federal conference.
Dec. 14, sharp-sWillcoxSturgis GettyPoe, Christ, Leasure Nagle, Ferrero Hawkins, Harland6 Batteries
Centre Grand Division3d Cotill one to follow.
Getty's division, comprising Hawkins's and Harland's brigades, received orders to attackderal shell fired from the hills across the river.
Hawkins's brigade led, advancing by right of companies as f was even more hopeless than any of the preceding.
Hawkins had protested against it before starting, but the owhom their advance from the left had brought them.
Hawkins thus describes the scene: —
When the brigade ar
Getty not only showed good judgment in withdrawing Hawkins's brigade on the first opportunity, but he had doneenemy's guns no longer gave targets.
The losses in Hawkins's brigade had been 255, in Harland's they were 41. house about 1 A. M. He found there waiting for him Hawkins, who had made the last charge, and who had now come