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certained — which threatened the left of our line at that time.
The right was seriously engaged; and there, early in the morning, Hoke had pushed on his skirmishers and freely used his artillery.
The fog was an impediment for him, as it had been for Ransom, but he had none the less handled his command with that resolution and judgment for which he was conspicuous.
I now quote from my official report of the battle:
Hagood and [Bushrod] Johnson were thrown forward with a section of Eshleman's Washington Artillery, and found a heavy force of the enemy, with six or eight pieces of artillery, occupying the salient of the outer line of works on the turnpike and his own defensive lines.
Our artillery engaged at very short range, disabling some of the enemy's guns and blowing up two limbers.
Another section of the same command opened from the right of the turnpike.
They both held their positions, though with heavy loss, until their ammunition was spent, when they were relieved