mstances might require, on either side of the swamp.
Jackson, with his four divisions, remained north of the Chickahominy.
Finally, toward eight o'clock in the evening, Magruder, perceiving the abandonment of the Federal works, pushed forward McLaws' division, which had been placed under his orders, together with Griffith's brigade of his own division.
The Federals steadily awaited their approach.
Heintzelman's corps, posted across the Williamsburg turnpike, occupied the works before whi troops, of Sedgwick's division, who are keeping up an unequal fight from their position across this road.
Magruder, in fact, taking advantage of the gap made by Heintzelman's unhoped — for departure, has with his wonted vigor hurled his own and McLaws' division against the weakest point of the Federal line.
He almost breaks it, when the opportune arrival of the reserve of Sumner, who had soon recovered from his surprise, checks him. Brooks re-establishes the battle on that side; but the strug
; 4 brigades, under Early, Rhodes, Garland and Rains.
4th, Longstreet; 4 or 5 brigades, under McLaws, Kershaw, Semmes and R. H. Anderson.
On the 30th of May the army under Johnston at Richmond, Hill; 4 brigades, under Early, Rhodes, Garland and Rains.
4th, Longstreet; 4 brigades, under McLaws, Kershaw, Semmes and R. H. Anderson.
5th, A. P. Hill; 2 or 3 brigades, under G. B. Anderson ah.
2d Division, D. R. Jones. 1st Brigade, Toombs; 2d Brigade, G. T. Anderson.
3d Division, McLaws.
1st Brigade, Kershaw; 2d Brigade, Semmes.
Huger's Division. 1st Brigade, Armistead; 2d BrigA. P. Hill, 3870; Ewell, 987; Whiting, 1081; D. H. Hill, 3955; Magruder, about 1000; Jones, 832; McLaws, 300; Huger, 1612; Artillery, 44.
Total, 18,961, of which number the prisoners amounted to scar 5th Brigade, Jenkins, 4 regiments; 6th Brigade, Evans, 5 regiments, 1 battery.
4th Division, McLaws.
1st Brigade, Drayton, 3 regiments; 2d Brigade, Barksdale, 4 regiments; 3d Brigade, Kershaw, 4