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fight, but they were a host within themselves. They were Benning's, Law's, and Robertson's brigades, of Hood's division, and Kershaw's and Humphrey's brigades, of McLaw's. But let us proceed with the battle. It is already known that General Bragg deemed it prudent to withdraw his forces from Chattanooga and East Tennessee, anhat part of the field and to seek a position on a high ridge. They had not more than formed their lines, however, before the brigades of Kershaw and Humphreys, of McLaw's division, under command of Kershaw, (McLaw not yet having arrived with the remainder of his division,) were ordered to assault the ridge. Here a desperate strugMcLaw not yet having arrived with the remainder of his division,) were ordered to assault the ridge. Here a desperate struggle ensued.--Kershaw carried the position again and again, and lost it as often. It was evident that the enemy had the advantage both in position and numbers, but the brave Carolinians and Mississippians did not stop to consult the odds against them. Gen. Longstreet very properly, however, sent Gracie's, Kelley's, and Trigg's bri