rds to the left and rear of this position a small earthwork, thrown up under the direction of Major Graves, my Chief of Artillery, was held during a part of the operations by Semple's battery of Napol enemy was establishing himself on the east bank of the river, Lieutenant-Colonel Buckner and Major Graves, with Captain Byrne's battery and a portion of the Washington Artillery, under Lieutenant D. el O'Hara discovered a force extending considerably beyond our right.
I immediately directed Major Graves to move a battery to our right and open on them.
He at once advanced Wright's battery and ef to the attack.
We were compelled to fall back.
As soon as our infantry had won the ridge Major Graves advanced the artillery of the division and opened fire.
At the same time Captain Robertson tor of battle; Colonel O'Hara, Acting Adjutant-General; Lieutenant Breckinridge, Aide-de-Camp; Major Graves, Chief of Artillery (twice wounded, and his horse shot under him); Major Wilson, Assistant In