all had got in their rear, abandoned their position, destroying ammunition, &c., and fell back to a yet stronger line of works.
In fact they had three lines of battle here, each protected by breastworks extending from a point on the left near Gaines' Mill, to a point on the right beyond Cold Harbor.
In the attack on this position, the division of D. H. Hill—to which the 23d belonged—was the first to become engaged.
When the battle became general, and the whole of Jackson's and Longstreet's coas between 150 and 175, officers and privates.
Sergeant-Major W. F. Gill, of Granville, was killed at Malvern Hill; Captain Cole, of Co. D, and Lieutenant Munday, of K, were wounded.
Adjutant Turner, of Granville, was wounded in the fight at Gaines' Mill, and Captain Young of the same county wounded at Malvern Hill.
After Malvern Hill several weeks of quiet were passed near Richmond.
No further movement was attempted by McClellan on the Peninsula.
The next movement of the Washington gover