Smith was further reinforced by the brigades of P. R. Cleburne and Preston Smith.
On the 16th of August, 1862e battle, said that his leading division under General Cleburne found the enemy in a fine position six miles from Richmond.
Without waiting for support, Cleburne commenced the action.
A brigade under Gen. Thomas J. Chuemy made a bold and well-conducted attempt to turn Cleburne's right.
This was admirably foiled by the firmness of Preston Smith's brigade, Cleburne's division, which repulsed the enemy with great slaughter.
In this affair, General Cleburne was badly wounded, and the command of the division devolved on Preston Smith, Col. A. J.as, Texas and Tennessee.
The Tennesseeans were in Cleburne's division—the Second (Walker's), Lieut.-Col. J. Aell's regiment, the Twenty-ninth; by the Second in Cleburne's brigade of Buckner's division; and in the same dn's brigade gallantly led the advance supported by Cleburne.
The brigades of John C. Brown (wounded in actio