It commanded the ground sloping towards the river in its front and on its left, and also the plain on the west bank occupied by the right of Withers' line.
Colonel Hunt with the Fortyfirst Alabama, the Sixth and Ninth Kentucky, and Cobb's battery, all of Hanson's brigade, was ordered to take and hold this hill, which he did, rne officer resumed command of his regiment, and was three times wounded in the ensuing engagement.
The Ninth Kentucky and Cobbs' battery, under the command of Colonel Hunt, were left to hold the hill so often referred to.
The division, after deducting the losses of Wednesday, the troops left on the hill and companies on speciadivision, moving on the Manchester road, was the rear of Hardee's corps.
The Ninth Kentucky, Forty-first Alabama, and Cobb's battery, all under the command of Colonel Hunt, formed a special rear-guard.
The enemy did not follow us.
My acknowledgments are due to Colonel J. Stoddard Johnston, Lieutenant-Colonel Brent, and Lieute