after firing some one hundred and fifty rounds the rebels withdrew, with their guns — not however, until one of them had been dismounted — to the village, covered by their infantry and cavalry.
Four regiments of General Davidson's brigade, with Wheeler's battery, were then sent around, but night coming on, they went into camp, within six hundred yards of the enemy.
This morning at daylight, the batteries on both sides opened, Wheeler confining his guns to shelling the houses behind which thWheeler confining his guns to shelling the houses behind which the enemy's infantry were concealed.
The fire was too hot for the rebels, and they left the village, a portion retiring across the Chickahominy, the remainder falling back to the railroad.
The Thirty-third New York regiment were the first to enter the village.
The houses showed unmistakable evidences of the accuracy of the artillery, some of them being riddled in a dozen places.
The rebels carried off their killed and wounded, one man excepted.
The Union casualties were two killed and four w