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ng the forenoon the artillery fire was quite heavy, but no actual engagement beyond a rapid and almost continuous fire by the pickets and skirmishers occurred. During last night our lines were ratified somewhat along the centre, but only a portion of our forces took up the new position assigned them by the Chief Engineer of the army. This left a gap, into which the enemy were moving rapidly this morning, when Maj Costin, of Gen Kershaw's staff, discovered the danger, and immediately moved Humphrey's veteran Mississippi brigade up to the point of danger at a double quick. This timely movement was successful in thwarting the enemy, and preserving the integrity of our lines. Grant is believed to be repeating the manœuvre by which he turned our right flank at the Wilderness, at Spotsylvania Court-House and Hanover Junction. At each of these places he made vigorous demonstrations on our left, and having attracted our attention to that quarter, he availed himself of the night and mo