As they were exposed to capture, he had expected them to withdraw.
McClellan had desired to withdraw them, but Halleck objected that there was then no way by which Miles could withdraw.
McClellan then suggested that Miles should cross the river and occupy Maryland Heights, where he
Organization, army of Northern Virginia, Sept., 1862
1st Corps Longstreet'sMcLawsKershaw, Semmes, Cobb, Barksdale5
Anderson, R. H.Wilcox, Armistead, Mahone, Pryor, Featherstone, Wright4
Jones, D. R.Toombs, Drayton, Garnett, Kemper, Jenkins, Anderson, G. T.4
Walker, J. G.Walker, J. G. Ransom2
EvansEvans, Hood, Law3
Reserve ArtilleryWashington Artillery, Lee's Battalion10
Total 1st Corps5 Divisions21 Brigades, 28 Batteries, 112 Guns28
2d Corps Jackson'sEwellLawton, Trimble, Early, Hays7
Hill, A. P.Branch, Archer, Gregg, Pender, Field, Thomas7
JacksonWinder, Jones, J. K., Taliaferro, Starke6
Hill, D. H.Ripley, Garland, Rodes, Anderson, G. B. Colquitt4