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ccount says: General Hooker had the honor to open this great combat. He commanded the corps formerly under General McDowell, composed of Rickers's division. Mead's (McCalls formerly) and King's divisions. Many of there came up in the night, and there was perhaps a little confusion in posting them. Mead a men say that they slept among the rebels. Owing this over near neighborhood the pickets got at the night, and kept up a mattering fire until the battle began. General Mead, who was thus nearest the rebels, was relieved at daylight by Gen. Ricketts's division, which also immediately advanced against the enemy, supported by the division of General King, which eventually became engaged on the right of General Ricketts, and also by the division of General Mead. The line advanced through a piece of woods, a corn-field, and a piece of ploughed land, and into another piece of woods, where it found the enemy in line of battle, and was received with a hot file fire, which ver