were part of the division of A. P. Hill, his other two divisions, Gregg and Branch, being held in reserve.
The losses in their hopeless attack fell chiefly upon Archer, who made the first advance about 5 P. M., and later upon Pender and Ripley.
Pegram's battery was badly cut up, losing forty-seven men and many horses.
On the Union side, Martindale, Griffin, and Meade came up after the battle had begun, reinforcing Reynolds and Seymour.
When firing ceased, about 9 P. M., Porter's troops held , Hexamer; 10, Upton; 11, 12, 13, 14, Kerns, Easton, DeHart, Cooper; 15, Diederichs, Knieriem, and Tyler; also Voegelee, Smead, Porter, and Robertson.
Total, 124 guns.
Confederate batteries: 16, 17,18, Longstreet's artillery; 19, Braxton; 20, Pegram; 21, Johnson; 22, Crenshaw; 23, Pelham; 24, Brockenbrough; 25, Carrington; 26, Courtney; 27, Bondurant; also other guns not here indicated.
At 2 o'clock P. M., after a sharp engagement between Gaines's Mill and New Cold Harbor, A. P. Hill made