Early in the morning Gary
's pickets are driven in on the Charles City
He has hastily to send for the mounted regiment he had on the Nine-Mile road.
A force of the enemy presses Field
's left and endeavors to turn it. The Texas
's brigade are thrown rapidly to the left of the Darbytown
road and the others moved up to it, Hoke
closing in on Field
The day passes in efforts of the enemy to feel our lines or break through them.
The enemy's cavalry on the Charles City
road disappears and by night everything is again quiet, the enemy having retired.
's two dismounted regiments were sent to him in the morning, two regiments of Bratton
At night Field
has four brigades on left of Darbytown road and Bratton
on the right of it, Hoke
touching his right, and Colquitt
's brigade of his division extending to New Market road.