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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 7 1 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: June 11, 1864., [Electronic resource] 1 1 Browse Search
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x river and opened a furious fire on Fort Clifton, and various other points along the river, for the obvious purpose of occupying the attention of our troops in Chesterfield. At 9 o'clock our pickets on the Jerusalem plankroad were driven in, and before ten the enemy showed himself in overwhelming number filling the road and the woods on both sides. Our breastworks here extended from the residence of Timothy Rives, Esq., on the left, to and across the road and beyond the house of Mr. Wm. A. Gregory, on the right. The enemy manœuvred for a while, thinking probably that our raw troops fight, but never were the Yankee invaders more mistaken. Our men were made of sterner stuff, and inspired by the cool determination of their leaders, Gen. Colston and Col. F. H. Archer, maintained their ground like veterans. Finally the enemy ordered a charge, and came down to our breastworks with a yell, their drawn sabres flashing in the sunlight. When within fort paces of the fortifications the