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Sumner seeks cover.
Semmes and Kershaw.
D. H. Hill's report.
Stuart shells a camp.
an artillery raid.
the South snforcements.
I sent Lt.-Col. Newton, 6th Ga., to his support, and, observing a brigade by a fence in our rear, I galloped back to it and found it to be that of Gen. Toombs.
I ordered it forward to support Garland, and accompanied it. The brigade advanced handsomely to the brow of the hill, but soon retreated in disorder.
Gordon,ll came up, but it was after dark, and nothing could be accomplished.
I advised him to hold the ground he had gained and not to attempt a forward movement.
Gen. Toombs's account of the advance of his brigade will give some idea of the confusion of commands upon the field after the battle was in full tide: —