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ak of day, we were aroused from a brief slumber by sharp firing of musketry in front of General Hooker's position. The corps, then commanded by the lamented General Mansfield, was by that officer immediately put in motion. My brigade — formed in columns of battalions closed in mass — I directed toward a battery which I was ordereral Hooker who met me advancing, was to be held at all hazards. The only remaining regiment of my brigade, the Thirteenth New-Jersey, I had, by direction of General Mansfield, thrown into the edge of a piece of woods behind my first position as a reserve. This regiment remained as posted during the deployment of my line and the pemy into the concealment of the woods, and by a partial change of front forward on our left, were advancing toward the centre of the general line of battle. General Mansfield had been mortally wounded at the commencement of the action while making a bold reconnoissance of the woods through which we had just dashed. The command of
The shortest and only practicable road from Natchitoches to Shreveport was the stage road through Pleasant Hill and Mansfield, distance one hundred miles; through a barren, sandy country, with little water and less forage, the greater portion aned, and missing. The enemy's repulse was decisive. The army was put in motion for Shreveport, via Pleasant Hill and Mansfield, April sixth. General Lee, with the cavalry division, led the advance, followed by a detachment of two divisions of thehis position on the opposite side of St. Patrick's Bayou, and pursued him to Sabine Cross-Roads, about three miles from Mansfield. The advance was steady, but slow, and the resistance of the enemy stubborn. He was only driven from his defensive poision of the Sixteenth and one of the Seventeenth corps, was at Natchitoches. From Shreveport it is forty-two miles to Mansfield, sixty-five miles to Pleasant Hill, and ninety-eight to Natchitoches. On the night of the eighth, Churchill and Pars