on the right bank, protected by their heavy guns on the left.
The morning of the 13th, his arrangements for attack being completed, about 9 o'clock--the movement veiled by a fog — he advanced boldly in large force against our right wing. Gen. Jackson's corps occupied the right on our line, which rested on the railroad; Gen. Longstreet's the left, extending along the heights to the Rappahannock above Fredericksburg.
Gen. Stuart, with two brigades of cavalry, was posted in the extensive pla artillery, which opened with effect upon his flank, and drew upon the gallant Pelham a heavy fire, which he sustained unflinchingly for about two hours. In the meantime the enemy was fiercely encountered by Gen. A. P. Hill's division, forming Gen. Jackson's right, and, after an coordinate combat, repulsed.
During this attack, which was protracted and hotly contested, two of Gen. Hill's brigades were driven back upon our second line.
General Early, with part of his division, being ordered