t with his usual courage and ability, was severely wounded; as was also Major D. B. Miller, same battalion.
A long list of brave and efficient officers sealed their devotion to the glorious cause with their blood, each of whom merits special mention did the proper limits of this report admit it. All the officers and men of the command behaved most admirably, and are entitled to the gratitude of the country.
I am especially indebted to the members of my staff, Captain Holmes, A. A. G.; Lieutenant Doby, A. D. C., and Lieutenant Dwight, A. A. I. G., for most efficient services on the field under the most difficult circumstances.
About dark I was ordered to move my brigade to the left to the Peach Orchard, where I remained until noon of the next day, when I was ordered to return to the stone wall.
An hour later I was directed to return to the wall where I had first formed line of battle.
Hood's division, then commanded by General Law, was engaged with the enemy's cavalry in his fr