o'clock P. M., with no other event than a feeble attack on Sumner's advance line — that officer's corps being on my right — area between my position and this road.
On my right was Sumner's corps, in a cleared field, occupying the position which nced a vigorous attack on McCall, and in such force that Gen. Sumner voluntarily tendered me the services of a regiment whiche rolled back through a part of McCall's camp, and passing Sumner's front, they were by him hurriedly thrown over on to Kearlate hour in the night.
During all this time several of Sumner's batteries had been doing splendid execution in the rebellors, all of which were forwarded to the headquarters of Gen. Sumner.
The loss of the rebels in this battle was very severismal night.
I was instructed to hold my position until Sumner and Kearney had retired over the Quaker road, and soon afttely broken, and filled up by Smith, Corney, (sic) McCall, Sumner, and Meagher, with his Irish bayonets, the gunboats pitche