Corps Headquarters, &c149
Heth's Division (Cooke's, Davis', McComb's and McRae's Brigades) 1,571
Mahone's Division (Finegan's, Forney's, Harris', Sorel's, Weisiger's Brigades）3,493
Wilcox's Division (Lane's, McGowan's, Scales', Thomas' Brigades）2,712
Johnson's Division (Wallace's, Moody's, Ransom's and Wise's Brigades）2,281
A portion of the attacking force swept along Johnson's line to Wilcox's left, and was checked by a prompt movement on the part of Brigadier-General Lane, who was on that flank.
As soon as the firing was heard General Wilcox sent Thomas's and Scales's brigades to Lane's assistance, and they arrived just as Lane's brigade had repulsed this body of the enemy, and they pursued it for a short distance.
As soon as Mahone's division arrived from the left, Perrin's and Harris's brigades, of
s and labeled with the owners' names elicited many hearty laughs.
Liberty Mills, Orange Co., Va., March 3, 1864.
* * *Governor Vance addressed Scales' brigade last Thursday and was to have spoken to mine next day, but the clerk of the weather would not permit.
It was a great disappointment to the many who hadlooking man and one of marked intelligence.
In him is happily blended true eloquence and sound reasoning, with an inexhaustible fund of anecdotes.
His speech to Scales' brigade was a much finer intellectual effort than the one delivered to ours.
His appeal to the soldiers to stand by their colors, his enumeration of the qualitiwith Lieutenant Lane at the hospital last summer, was killed yesterday.
Lieutenant-Colonel Croft, of the same brigade, lost a little toe, and Colonel Ashford, of Scales' brigade, was also wounded.
Day before yesterday both artillery and infantry fought while it was pouring down rain.
There is some skirmishing this morning.