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k was brilliantly made, but the enemy was protected by rail breastworks, and at some points by stone fences, and the resistance was determined. The rebel line of battle also overlapped the right of Sheridan's, and for a time threatened disaster; but a turning movement of Early was checked by a counter-charge, led by Sheridan himself, upon the re-entering angle formed by the enemy, and the flanking party was cut off. Gordon's division, on Early's left, first broke, then Kershaw, and finally Ramseur. An attempt was made to rally them, and with the help of artillery, the national advance was checked for a while; but Sheridan soon pushed on, and the rebel left again gave way. Upon this the panic spread, when Early gave a general order to retreat, and the whole command fell back in the greatest confusion. At this stage of the battle Custer was ordered to charge with his entire division. Simultaneously with his charge, a combined movement of the whole line drove the enemy to the cree
with Breckenridge's division, were encamped (Ramseur's being at Winchester, to cover the road from arrival on that morning, firing was heard in Ramseur's front; and now a report reached me that theave their divisions under arms ready to go to Ramseur's assistance, and rode to his position to ascthe demonstration. On getting there, I found Ramseur's division in line of battle, and the enemy ethe enemy commenced advancing a heavy fire in Ramseur's left for the purpose of overwhelming him; and, when their columns commenced advancing on Ramseur, I attacked them with Rhodes and Gordon's divnight of the 18th, just after dark, Gordon's, Ramseur's, and Pegram's divisions being sent across tg, and was driven back on the right centre by Ramseur; but Gordon's division on the left subsequently gave way, and Kershaw's and Ramseur's did so also, when they found Gordon's giving way, not becThe enemy again made a demonstration, and General Ramseur, who was acting with great gallantry, was