ly heavy force upon our right centre, which was held by the division of Maj Gen Ed Johnson, advanced upon us. The first point of assault was the Virginia brigade of Bat once pressed in and over our breastworks, causing the two other brigades of Johnson's division — Stuart's and the Stonewall, under the gallant Hayes —— to fall rapidly back.
Just at this moment Major Gen Ed Johnson rode up to his line.
Considerable confusion had by this time ensued, and in obedience to the suggestion of ly's division, however, quickly come to the assistance
of the remnant of Johnson's division, now under command of Col Williams, of La, and fought the enemy forpressed back to our second line of works, when Rodes came to the assistance of Johnson and Karly, whilst further on to the right Lane's brigade, of Hill's corps, wasnd to some extent successful.
That night the enemy held the breastworks where Johnson's division was forced back.
And that night General Lee drew in his lines at t<