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n the opposite side of a small stream called Doctor's Creek, a tributary of Chaplin River, my division was brought up and passed to the front. It was very difficult carried and occupied a range of hills, called Chaplin Heights, in front of Chaplin River. As this would project my command in the direction of Perryville considera. This was successfully done in a few minutes, but in pushing them back to Chaplin River, we discovered the Confederates forming a line of battle on the opposite baiew. I then saw General A. McD. McCook's corps-the First-advancing toward Chaplin River by the Mackville road, apparently unconscious that the Confederates were prmy attacking the right of the First Corps, and also on his batteries across Chaplin River. But at this juncture he placed two batteries on my right and began to mas against the flank of McCook's assailants, compelling them to retire behind Chaplin River. The battle virtually ended about 4 o'clock in the afternoon, though mo