Behind Crawford and Getty, who are on the Orange Court-house road, is the junction of that and the Brock road, up which, from the direction of Chancellorsville, Hancock is advancing to make connection.
That is the vital point — that junction; to be held against all odds unto the death, else the army is severed.
ia Court-house, via Todd's tavern.
The Fifth corps marched in advance, the Sixth-corps next, Hancock and Burnside following.
The Sixth corps marched on the Chancellorsville road, reaching Piney Branch Church toward the latter part of Sunday forenoon.
Soon after dark, Saturday evening, a subdued and impressive murmur began to burned brightly, and at a distance, upon the wooded hillsides, looked like the lights of a city.
Standing upon an eminence at the junction of the Germania, Chancellorsville, and Orange Court-house roads, along which the tramp of soldiers and the rumble of wagon trains made a smothered din, one could almost imagine himself peerin