great troops of cavalry, choked up the narrow road already.
Gen. Sumner's, Heintzelman's, and Franklin's corps, under Sumner's command, had been left to guard the command, Franklin was posted strongly on the south bank of White Oak Creek; Heintzelman was on his left; Keyes's corps was moving swiftly to James River, down the Cves subsequently, faltered in the fight.
Sumner's corps held the field till Heintzelman's corps had retired, and then moved quietly and swiftly back, under cover ofved one was lost who will be sought for long and never found.
Sumner, and Heintzelman, and Franklin, and Hooker, and Smith, and Sedgwick, and Franklin, and McCally the enemy in overwhelming masses marching up and taking them.
It was said Heintzelman's command captured twelve from the enemy, and a whole brigade of the enemy.
could not learn the whereabouts of the brigade said to have been captured by Heintzelman.
Think it a false report, invented to keep up courage — which was not neces