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If we except Elliott, who with the remnant of his brigade was occupying the ravine to the left and rear of the Crater, no officer of rank was present on the Confederate side to assume immediate direction of affairs, and a considerable time elapsed before Beauregard and Lee — both beyond the Appomattox — were informed by Colonel Paul, of Beauregard's staff, of the nature and locality of the disaster.

But almost on the moment,

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