illery (composition incomplete): Va. Battery, Capt. James Dearing; Va. Battery (Fauquier Art'y), Capt. R. M. Stribling; Va. Battery (Richmond Fayette Art'y), Capt. Miles C. Macon.
Division loss: k, 3; w, 50; m, 1 == 54.
Hood's division, Maj.-Gen. John B. Hood.
Law's Brigade, Brig.-Gen. E. McIver Law: 4th Ala.,----; 44th Ala.,----; 6th N. C.,----; 54th N. C., Col. J. C. S. McDowell; 57th N. C., Col. A. C. Godwin.
Brigade loss: k, 50; w, 164; m, 5 == 219. Robertson's Brigade, Brig.-Gen. J. B. Robertson: 3d Ark.,----; 1st Tex.,----; 4th Tex.,----; 5th Tex.,----. Brigade loss: k, 1; w, 4 == 5. Anderson's Brigade, Brig.-Gen. George T. Anderson: 1st Ga. (Regulars),----; 7th Ga.,----; 8th Ga.,----; 9th Ga.,----; 11th Ga.,----. Brigadeloss: k,2; w,8; m, 4 == 14. Toombs's Brigade, Col. H. L. Benning: 2d Ga.,----; 15th Ga.,----; 17th Ga.,----; 20th Ga.,----. Brigade loss: k, 1; w, 12; m, 2 == 15. Artillery: S. C. Battery (German Art'y), Capt. W. K. Bachman; S. C. Battery (Palmetto Light
an order to Wood, which Rosecrans claims was misinterpreted, led to a gap being left into which Longstreet stepped with the eight brigades (Bushrod Johnson's original brigade and McNair's, Gregg's, Kershaw's, Law's, Humphreys's, Benning's, and Robertson's) which he had arranged in three lines to constitute his grand column of attack.
Davis's two brigades, one of Van Cleve's, and Sheridan's entire division were caught in front and flank and driven from the field.
Disregarding the order of theterrible the conflict, but the enemy was broken.
A thousand of our brave men killed and wounded paid for its possession.
Longstreet was determined to send Preston with his division of three brigades under Gracie, Trigg, and Kelly, aided by Robertson's brigade of Hood's division, to carry the heights — the main point of defense.
His troops were of the best material and had been in reserve all day; but brave, fresh, and strong as they were, it was with them alternate advance and retreat, un
S. C., Col. F. W. Kilpatrick; 2d S. C. Rifles, Col. Thomas Thomson; 5th S. C., Col. A. Coward; 6th S. C.----; Hampton (S. C.) Legion, Col. M. W. Gary; Palmetto (S. C.) Sharpshooters, Col. Joseph Walker.
Brigade loss: k, 22; w, 109; m, 5==136. Robertson's Brigade, Brig.-Gen. Jerome B. Robertson: 3d Ark., Col. Van H. Manning; 1st Tex., Col. A. T. Rainey; 4th Tex., Col. J. C. G. Key; 5th Tex., Col. R. M. Powell.
Brigade loss: k, 9; w, 18; m, 6==33. Law's Brigade, Brig.-Gen. E. McIver Law: 4th ABrig.-Gen. Jerome B. Robertson: 3d Ark., Col. Van H. Manning; 1st Tex., Col. A. T. Rainey; 4th Tex., Col. J. C. G. Key; 5th Tex., Col. R. M. Powell.
Brigade loss: k, 9; w, 18; m, 6==33. Law's Brigade, Brig.-Gen. E. McIver Law: 4th Ala., Col. P. D. Bowles; 15th Ala., Col. W. C. Oates; 44th Ala., Col. W. F. Perry; 47th Ala., Col. M. J. Bulger; 48th Ala., Col. James L. Sheffield.
Brigade loss: k, 15; w, 69; m, 8==92. Anderson's Brigade, Brig.-Gen. G. T. Anderson: 7th Ga., Col. W. W. White; 8th Ga., Col. John R. Towers; 9th Ga., Col. Benjamin Beck; 11th Ga., Col. F. H. Little; 59th Ga., Col. Jack Brown.
Brigade loss: k, 36; w, 186; mn, 25==247. Benning's Brigade, Brig.-Gen. Henry L. Benning: 2d Ga., Col. E. M. Butt; 15th Ga.