General Loring, of Cleburne's division, made a speech to his men. Our Brigadier-General Strahl was quiet, and there was an expression of sadness on his face.
The soldiers were full ses.
One especially severe was that from Mr. Carter's, immediately in my front.
I was near General Strahl, who stood in the ditch, and handed up guns to those posted to fire them.
I had passed to hheir places were supplied by volunteers until these were exhausted, and it was necessary for General Strahl to call upon others.
He turned to me, and though I was several feet back from the ditch, I firing.
But just as the man to my right was shot, and fell against me with terrible groans, General Strahl was shot.
He three up his hands, falling on his face, and I thought him dead, but in askingon.
I met Major Hampton, of his staff, who told me that General Brown was wounded, and that General Strahl was in command.
This assured me that those in command did not know the real situation, so