ommanded a brigade and was wounded at Cedar Mountain; and last, though not least, Sherman, better known in the army as Tim Sherman, one of the best soldiers in the service.
The plan appears to have been to carry the enemy's positions on the right and left first, and this work consequently devolved upon the divisions of Generals Weitzel and Sherman.
It was not long after the advance was sounded that our troops met those of the enemy, and it soon became evident that every foot of ground we gletely the channel-way of the river.
No more desperate fighting has ever taken place than that of the division of General Sherman, yesterday, in the attack upon the right of the enemy's position.
Our men faced the storm of iron and lead that wases on the enemy's right.
It was owing to some misunderstanding.
The charge cost us heavily in killed and wounded.
General Sherman led the attack in person, and fell severely wounded in the leg. General Neal Dow was also wounded.