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[288] long with his heavy masses, including two corps that never fired a gun. Jackson's Division, under J. R. Jones, and Ewell's Division, under Lawton, were nearly annihilated by the tremendous assault of Sumner's and Hooker's Corps. Jones was wounded; Starke, succeeding him, was killed; Lawton was wounded, and Early, succeeding him, found but little more than his own brigade left in fighting shape. Assisted by Grigsby and some 300 men of Jackson's Division, he, with his brigade, repulsed one assault, when suddenly Green's Federal Division penetrated our lines and appeared on his right flank. Promptly facing his men by flank to meet it, and marching behind a rocky ledge, he repelled these intruders, and then, reinforcements arriving, he joined them and beat back Sumner's Corps.

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