y adopted then, and four divisions formed of the thirteen brigades of the army.
E. Van Dorn, G. W. Smith, J. Longstreet, and T. J. Jackson, were appointed majors-general to command them.
Bonham's, . Jones's, Ewell's, and Cocke's, joined Longstreet's; those of S. Jones, Toombs, and Wilcox, G. W. Smith's; and Jackson's was composed of his former brigade, Elzey's, Crittenden's, and Walker's.
ion, the evening of the next day, in General Beauregard's quarters, with that officer, Major-General G. W. Smith, and myself.
It was conceded that no decisive success could be gained by attacking, could easily furnish the necessary reenforcements.
The President asked us, beginning with General Smith, what was the smallest number of men with which such a campaign might be commenced.
He replied the ground between Union Mills and the village of Centreville — the former on the right; G. W. Smith's formed on the left, thrown back on the heights nearly parallel to and north of the Warrento