Reconnoissance, ordered by Longstreet on the right, found a position favorable if eld on the River road, and was not engaged.
Longstreet and Hill were in reserve behind Magruder; anock Lee abandoned his intention to assault.
Longstreet was informed,
His report says, — A littleeased.
Shortly before this, Lee had taken Longstreet and ridden over to our left in search of som
A short reconnoissance induced Lee to order Longstreet at once to move his own division and Hill's nly been severely engaged at Gaines Mill.
Longstreet, with A. P. Hill's and his own divisions, wahow important it was to hold the ground till Longstreet arrived.
The enemy's infantry advanced, a kept up its fire.
I just then learned that Longstreet had taken the wrong road and was then at Nan with Franklin's division.
The next morning Longstreet was up with his own and A. P. Hill's divisio did not reach the field until noon, and, as Longstreet ranked Jackson, he ordered the enemy's picke