g of the 9th.
At 6 o'clock A. M. we resumed our march, reached Spotsylvania courthouse about 12 M., and at once entrenched on the left of the road leading to Fredericksburg — our right resting on the road.
Next day we moved to the left and connected with Johnson's brigade, and subsequently occupied Johnson's position, our right their pieces after a part of the battery had fallen into our hands.
We also suffered from the fire of two other batteries--one on the right and rear, on the Fredericksburg road, and the other to our right and front.
We were in great danger, too, from the fire of our own guns of Walker's artillery when we were fighting the assauiger and I had taken my command into the woods, but I am told by some of my officers that he was riding around on horseback in the edge of the woods, near the Fredericksburg road, abusing my brigade generally, and claiming for his own most, if not all, of the prisoners that were brought to the rear, when really his brigade was lea