f their dead upon the field, and buried them with care after the battle.
The battle commenced a mile beyond Falling Waters, at 9 o'clock this morning.
The commencement was sudden and without any previous knowledge that it was at hand.
Col. Perkins had rode out some distance in front of his battery, and upon turning a bend of the road, suddenly found himself face to face with two strange officers, mounted.
They made the military salute, and shook hands cordially with the Colonel, asking him what company he belonged to. He answered Company C.
Just then one of the officers espied the battery coming around the bend, and exclaiming, Artillery, by G — d!
both put spurs to their horses and left.
Col. Perkins shouted, Now, boys, we've got 'em!
and in less than a minute the battery opened hot and heavy, right and left of the road.
The Wisconsin Regiment was supporting the battery on the left of the road, and the Pennsylvania Eleventh on the right.
These immediately came up into