ajor Graves, my Chief of Artillery, was held during a part of the operations by Semple's battery of Napoleon guns.
In the afternoon of Tuesday, the 30th, I received intelligence from Lieutenant-General Hardee that the divisions of Cleburne and McCown were to be transferred to the extreme left, and soon after an order came to me from the General Commanding to hold the hill at all hazards.
I immediately moved the remainder of Hanson's Brigade to the hill and strengthened Cobb's battery with a
We had no artillery, the nature of the ground forbidding its use.
It was deemed reckless to attack with the force present.
Night was now approaching.
Presently the remainder of Lieutenant-General Hardee's corps came up on the left, and with McCown's command and a part of Cheatham's prolonged the line of battle in that direction.
Adam's brigade also appeared and formed on the right of Preston.
The troops bivouaced in position.
The Commanding-General expecting an attack upon his right t