r's brigade deploys along the skirt of the wood near the road.
The other two brigades form also, Reno to the left and Parke to the right, but the character of the ground does not allow them to placentrates all his fire upon the clearing, into which nobody dares to venture.
In the mean while, Reno and Parke, unable to charge the enemy in front, try a double flank movement across these swamps, in obedience to the call of its officers, and approaches the enemy's guns.
At the same instant, Reno's column, having overcome the obstacle the enemy had relied upon as a protection, bursts suddenlyest of the troops were occupied, for the most part, in serving as garrisons, small but numerous.
Reno's brigade, being available, was sent by Burnside to land at Elizabeth City, on the north, whence ch should prevent the enemy from attempting a diversion to save Fort Macon.
On the 19th of April Reno met a small body of Confederate troops, accompanied by a few guns, at South Mills.
He attacked i