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mmand of Longstreet was composed of such of the brigades of Hood's and McLaws's divisions as had come up, and Hindman's, Preston's, Stewart's, and Bushrod Johnson's divisions of the army of Tennessee. The three last constituting the corps of that ionsult the odds against them. Gen. Longstreet very properly, however, sent Gracie's, Kelley's, and Trigg's brigades, of Preston's heroic division, to their support. A vigorous and simultaneous assault was then made, and the enemy finally driven with great slaughter from the crest of the ridge and down its side. Preston and his entire command behaved with distinguished gallantry, and, like the veteran Kershaw and his loyal followers, excited the admiration of all who witnessed their co from which it could enfilade the reinforcing column as it advanced. This was late in the afternoon, and at a time when Preston and Johnson's divisions of Buckner's corps, and Kershaw, and Humphreys, of McLaws's division, had again become engaged w