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and was met by Bushrod Johnson's, Clayton's and Bate's brigades, of Stewart's division, and Liddell'l Stewart advanced with three brigades—Brown's, Bate's and Clayton's. After an engagement of an hourff the guns.
Brown's brigade was relieved by Bate's, who assailed the enemy with great impetuosit of artillery, and the Fifty-eighth Alabama, of Bate's brigade, participated with Clayton's brigade with Wood's brigade.
Clayton was moved up, and Bate placed in line with him. The front line, says Gth his center and left, followed by Clayton and Bate, he pressed on, passing the cornfield in front and Clayton were wounded by grapeshot, and General Bate had two horses shot under him. At 5 p. m. od, reported a loss of 43 killed and wounded.
Bate's brigade went into the fight with muskets in t the men, but after the first charge, says General Bate, every man was supplied with an Enfield rife mortally wounded.
Capt. W. C. Yancey, of General Bate's staff, was severely wounded in the action