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e killed was Lieutenant McCorkle, a brave soldier and estimable gentleman. Later in the evening, Lieutenant-Colonel Coleman brought up two howitzers from Captain Dance's battery, and placed them on the left of Captain Poague's pieces. Lieutenant-Colonel Coleman was severely wounded at this point, but remained on the field until after dark. I fear I shall lose the assistance of this valuable officer for several months. Late in the evening, two pieces of Captain Hupp's battery, under Lieutenant Griffin, were ordered to the right of the railroad, and were successfully engaged with the enemy's sharpshooters. Captain Brooke's battery, although not actively engaged, was exposed to the enemy's fire on Saturday and Sunday. I cannot refrain from expressing my high admiration for the conduct of the officers and men of my command in the action before Fredericksburg. After marching all of the previous night, they came upon a field strewn with the wrecks of other batteries, and behaved in a
, and one attack on Marye's hill was repulsed. The enemy, however, sent a flag of truce to Colonel Griffin, of the Eighteenth Mississippi regiment, who occupied the works at the foot of Marye's hillailed on the left, Colonels Holder and Carter, and the Louisiana regiment on the right, and Colonel Griffin in the centre. After a determined and bloody resistance by Colonel Griffin and the WashingColonel Griffin and the Washington artillery, the enemy, fully twenty to one, succeeded in gaining possession of Marye's hill. At all other points he was triumphantly repulsed; but seeing the line broken at this point, I ordered enemy asked a flag of truce, after the second assault at Marye's hill, which was granted by Colonel Griffin, and thus the weakness of our force at that point was discovered. It is proper to say that Colonel Griffin, who is a brave and gallant officer, granted this flag of truce without consulting me. The next morning the line of battle was formed on the river road, General Gordon in front, Gene
l day on the thirtieth. During this day, General Griffin's line was advanced, with heavy skirmishieys, I think the force he sent to relieve General Griffin is much more than, under any circumstancen to close the space between his left and General Griffin's right. One brigade of this, also, advally Run, and in the order of Ayres, Crawford, Griffin, with General Bartlett's brigade nearly rejoineral Ayres to General Sheridan, and take General Griffin and General Crawford to move against the learned the position of Generals Crawford and Griffin. At this time I received the following dispas to General Griffin. About five A. M. General Griffin left his position near the enemy on the Wd before hearing from General Crawford or General Griffin convinced me they must have passed on beyg to the preceding: You sent me to General Griffin with an order to bring his division towarleft of any force opposing Generals Ayres and Griffin. I at once directed his line to swing round [68 more...]