And as Nelson was borne back, so was Crittenden by the same refluent wave.
One of McCook's Brigades, under Rousseau, leavened by three battalions of regulars, had been on the field as e thousand of these men were brought up under McClernand, as we have said, between Crittenden and McCook, and about 10 o'clock several thousand more that hitherto had been collected and held near the rreeled and rushed rearward, followed nearly a mile by the Confederates; but here, re-enforced by McCook, Sherman attempted to resume the advance.
Now the fight waxed obstinate, and the firing, sayserals were repulsed, and Wallace was so pressed that his situation became extremely critical.
McCook's other brigade had joined in the action meanwhile, and in that part of the field, including Graascertain.
The divisions of Buell engaged lost 3,753, much the heaviest part of which fell upon McCook's Division in the obstinate struggle against the Confederate left and center.
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