h on that point from Gainesville, with his right resting on the Manassas Gap Railroad; Reynolds, also from Gainesville, to keep his left on the Warrenton road; and King's division to move en échelon in support of the other two.
In the execution of this order, Reynolds's column struck Johnson's command; but after a short conflicy's, Forno's, and Johnson's brigades were not engaged, nor were any of the brigades of General A. P. Hill's division.
The Federal troops encountered were those of King's division, and consisted of the brigade of Gibbon and two regiments of Doubleday's brigade.
In this battle the right of the Confederate line was held by Taliaf position north of the turnpike leading from Warrenton to Alexandria.
There, on the old battle-field, Jackson waited for the Federals.
On the evening of the 28th King's division came moving east — ward down the turnpike and Jackson met them.
A bloody fight ensued, lasting until 9 o'clock at night.
The enemy withdrew, leaving t