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ties of approach, its amphitheatrical form and ample area, which would enable McClellan to arrange his 350 field guns, tier above tier, and sweep the plain in every direction.
Hill writes in the Century magazine: —
Jackson moved over White Oak Swamp on July 1, Whiting's division leading.
Our march was much delayed by the crossing of troops and trains.
At Willis's Church I met Gen. Lee.
He bore grandly his terrible disappointment of the day before, and made no allusion to it. I gave h any of the many engagements for the protection of our capital.
Several field-batteries were brought in, one or two at a time, upon both flanks, but each was quickly overwhelmed.
The artillery under D. H. Hill, which had been engaged at White Oak Swamp the afternoon of the 30th, had entirely exhausted its ammunition and been sent to the rear to replenish.
In the demand for guns, A. P. Hill sent two of his batteries, Davidson's and Pegram's. Pegram had been engaged in every battle, beginni