s was 21 killed and 23 wounded out of a total of 55 (80 per cent).
It remains to say a few words of the movements of the unengaged troops on the Williamsburg and Charles City roads. Longstreet at 3.30 P. M. placed Wilcox in charge of his own, Pryor's, and Colston's brigades, and ordered him to follow and support Huger.
Soon after this order was modified and Wilcox was ordered to precede Huger.
But, having moved to the front, he was soon countermarched and ordered to return to the Williamshere was some sharp firing at many points along the line, where daylight brought into view troops and skirmishers which had been posted after dark; and, in accordance with Smith's instructions, four of Longstreet's brigades — Pickett's, Wilcox's, Pryor's, and Colston's — and two of Huger's, Mahone's and Armistead's, advanced upon the enemy's position, which ran largely through the woods.
There resulted a number of more or less severe affairs at different points, which were waged with varying f
As they were exposed to capture, he had expected them to withdraw.
McClellan had desired to withdraw them, but Halleck objected that there was then no way by which Miles could withdraw.
McClellan then suggested that Miles should cross the river and occupy Maryland Heights, where he
Organization, army of Northern Virginia, Sept., 1862
1st Corps Longstreet'sMcLawsKershaw, Semmes, Cobb, Barksdale5
Anderson, R. H.Wilcox, Armistead, Mahone, Pryor, Featherstone, Wright4
Jones, D. R.Toombs, Drayton, Garnett, Kemper, Jenkins, Anderson, G. T.4
Walker, J. G.Walker, J. G. Ransom2
EvansEvans, Hood, Law3
Reserve ArtilleryWashington Artillery, Lee's Battalion10
Total 1st Corps5 Divisions21 Brigades, 28 Batteries, 112 Guns28
2d Corps Jackson'sEwellLawton, Trimble, Early, Hays7
Hill, A. P.Branch, Archer, Gregg, Pender, Field, Thomas7
JacksonWinder, Jones, J. K., Taliaferro, Starke6
Hill, D. H.Ripley, Garland, Rodes, Anderson, G. B. Col