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t when the gallant McKinney fell a temporary confusion was produced, which was increased by an unauthorized order to fall back. At this moment, through the retreating North Carolinians, the Seventh Georgia regiment, Colonel Wilson, of Anderson's brigade, Toombs's division, with fixed bayonets and the steadiness of veterans, charged the rifle pits and drove the enemy from them with great slaughter, supported by the Eighth Georgia, under Colonel Lamar, and the companies of Captains Martin and Burke, under Major Norwood, of the Second Louisiana. Subsequently the enemy massed heavier bodies of troops, and again approached the stream. It was now evident that a most serious and energetic attract, in large force, was being made to break our centre, under, it is believed, the immediate eye of McClellan himself; but Brigadier General Howell Cobb, who was in command at that point, forming, the 2d Louisiana, 7th and 8th Georgia, of Col. Anderson's brigades, the 15th and 24th Georgia, and