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battle. The question was --as we have lost a day shall we fight? It was decided to strike. At 9 o'clock we bivouacked by fires. The General slept in an ambulance in which were brought our blankets from our single tent at Mon rey Preston, Wickliffe and myself slept by the same fire. Gen. Hardee came to our fire at 12 o'clock and said his men were out of provisions. As Gen. Johnston had spent the night before without sleep, I did not wish to awaken him, and directed Gen. Hardee to Col. Jordan, chief of Beauregard's staff. The General had ordered his horse at five o'clock, April 6, Sunday morning. We all got off in fine spirits, our pickets having announced by 5½ o'clock that the ball was opened. By 6½ firing was heard nearly all along the line. The Generals separated, and the General commanding made his way where the firing was heaviest. Colonel Hindman charged the enemy and routed them, taking a large camp and several brass guns, and driving them towards their cent