We had only three pieces in position at that point, but two of them could not be used with much effect, and were rarely fired, so that we were constrained to reply with one six pounder of the Troop Artillery, Cobb's Georgia Legion, Capt. Stanley, under the particular charge of Lieut. Pope.
This piece was served with the greatest accuracy and effect, and by the coolness and skill with which it was handled the great odds against us was almost counterbalanced.
By 3½ P. M., the intensiomptness and courage.
Col. Levy, of the 2d Louisiana regiment, was the Colonel commanding at Dam No. 1 and evinced judgment, courage, and high soldierly qualities in his conduct and arrangements, which I desire specially to commend.
Capt. Stanley was in command of two pieces of artillery, including the six pounder so effectively served.
Both he and Lieut Pope conducted themselves with skill and courage.
Capt. Jordan's piece was in a very exposed place, and was soon disabled, aft