e other five divisions of McClernand, Smith, Hurlbut, Sherman, and Prentiss, disembarked at Pittsburg Landing, which consisted of a warehouse, General Sherman occupied the extreme front at Shiloh church; Generals Prentiss and Hurlbut lay on the left-; Generals McClernand and W. H. Lty miles--one by the way of the church, and the other through General Prentiss' camp, intersecting the road from Hamburg, seven miles furthernt and tolerably brisk firing on the left, in the direction of General Prentiss.
As Colonel Hildebrand was not well; he was advised to remainnced firing on our pickets, and believed, from the rapid firing on Prentiss' line, that he had been attacked in force.
Captain Sisson returne keen eye of Hardee soon detected the wide gap between Sherman and Prentiss.
This gap — more than a mile in width-General Sherman says was lee men. McClernand, Hurlbut, and others did effective service.
General Prentiss, who was captured with part of his division, contended bravely