rning of May 7.
from a sketch made at the time. and heavy assaults were made upon the line of Early's division.
So persistent were these attacks on the front of Pegram's brigade, that other troops were brought up to its support, but the men rejected the offer of assistance.
Late in the day General Ewell ordered a movement agad in the attack except Johnston's brigade, which was to the west of Flat Run.
The Confederate brigades confronting Sedgwick on the east of the run were Gordon's, Pegram's, and Hays's. Gordon, on the left, began the movement against Sedgwick's right, and Hays and Pegram followed up the attack.
According to General A. A. HumphreysPegram followed up the attack.
According to General A. A. Humphreys ( The Virginia campaign of 1864 and 1865.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons), General Early drew back his brigades and formed a new line in front of his old. During the night an entirely new line was taken up by the Sixth Corps, its front and right thrown back — a change which the right of the Fifth Corps conformed to.--editors.
o bivouac near the Globe Tavern, where Warren had his headquarters.
When White came up he was posted farther to the right.
Beauregard likewise ordered out reenforcements, under Lieutenant-General A. P. Hill, viz., three brigades under Mahone, Pegram's batteries, and W. H. F.
Lee's cavalry — all of whom, with Heth's brigades, were concentrated at the Vaughn road
Map of the Petersburg and Appomattox campaigns. junction for an attack during the afternoon of the 19th.
Heth opened on Ayrephotograph.
--probably a reconnoissance — was over.
Prisoners taken in the skirmish proved to be from C. M. Wilcox's, Heth's, and Field's divisions, of A. P. Hill's command.
In fact, there were nine brigades, including two of Mahone's, and Pegram's artillery, present or coming up. Developments so far were reported to army headquarters and preparations were made for a vigorous defense.
Gibbon's division was drawn into the left breastworks, which were strengthened and extended somewhat to
C.,----; 4th N. C.,----; 14th N. C.,----; 30th N. C.,----. Cook's Brigade: 4th Ga.,----; 12th Ga.,----; 21st Ga.,----; 44th Ga.,----.
Early's division, Brig.-Gen. John Pegram.
Johnston's Brigade: 5th N. C.,----; 12th N. C.,----; 20th N. C.,----; 23d N. C.,----; 1st N. C. Batt'n,----. Lewis's Brigade: 6th N. C.,----; 21st N. C.,----; 54th N. C.,----; 57th N. C.,----. Pegram's Brigade: 13th Va.,----; 31st Va.,----; 49th Va.,----; 52d Va.,----; 58th Va.,----.
Gordon's division, Brig.-Gen. C. A. Evans.
Evans's Brigade: 13th Ga.,----; 26th Ga.,----; 31st Ga.,----; 38th Ga.,----; 60th Ga.,----; 61st Ga.,----; 12th Ga. Batt'n,----. Terry's Brigade, Brapt. W. F. Dement; Md. Battery, Capt. W. S. Chew; Va. Battery, Capt. W. K. Donald; Va. Battery, Capt. B. Z. Price; Va. Battery (Clutter's), Lieut. Lucas McIntosh. Pegram's Battalion, Col. W. J. Pegram: Miss. Battery, Capt. T. J. Richards; S. C. Battery, Capt. Thomas E. Gregg; Va. Battery (Braxton's), Lieut. J. G. Pollock; Va. Batt