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at the head of his column, and, taking off his cap, turned to his men and said to them, as only Gen. Hancock can say it, "Gentlemen, charge!" and with a yell they rushed upon the enemy, scattering them in every direction. This was probably the most brilliant charge made during the day. A great number of the enemy were left dead and wounded upon the field, while our loss was very small. Our regiments all die nobly, but none of them more so than the 5th Wisconsin and 43d New York. Col. Cobb and Maj. Larabee, of the 5th Wisconsin, and Cols Fenton and Pearson, of the 43d New York, are deserving of especial praise. The charge made by Gen. Hancock saved us the day yesterday in all probability. By the time our reinforcements had arrived, Gen. Hancock had driven the enemy from the field. They held the position they occupied during the night, expecting to storm the works this morning; but the rebels, considering prudence the better part of valor, fled during the night, saving
gia and 1st Kentucky regiments, commanded by Col. G. T. Anderson, (11th Georgia,) was ordered to march to Dam No. 1, where it arrived about 12 M, and reported to Gen. Cobb at Dam No. 2, about one mile distant. In a short time Gen. Cobb detailed the 18th Georgia for a position near Dam No. 2, (which order separated it from the brigaGen. Cobb detailed the 18th Georgia for a position near Dam No. 2, (which order separated it from the brigade during the balance of the days,) and ordered the other regiments into position to entrench a camp one-fourth of a mile to the rear — About the time the brigade reached this position the enemy commenced a furious fire of shell, round and rifle shot at the battery at Dam No. 1, firing so high that the woods occupied by the 31 brigof faltering was visible upon a single countenance. All seemed anxious to join their comrades in front. As regards dam No. 2, not a gun was fired there nor did Gen. Cobb command the troops engaged, as has been reported. All the honor of having manœuvred his men finely and being where balls flew thickest, 18 due to Col. Anderson.