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an, and thereby give him strength enough to overpower them and take Richmond. To prevent this, Johnston, learning that two of McClellan's army corps, those of Keyes and Heintzelman, were on the southrps, were in rear of Couch. The rest of the Federal army was north of the Chickahominy. General Johnston's battle plan was simple, and if all of it had been carried out as effectively as a part ofTwenty-third was not so large as in the Fourth, but was severe. Colonel Christie and Lieutenant-Colonel Johnston, writes General Garland, were both disabled while doing handsome service. Maj. E. J.ting's brigade, and one of his limbers bore to the rear the Confederate commander-in-chief, General Johnston, when he was wounded just at nightfall. Leaving out the Twenty-second, the total North Carent lost 375 men, and to-day cannot start 400 for duty. Our Living and Our Dead. After General Johnston's wound at Seven Pines, General Lee was put in chief command of the Confederate forces. Wi
; Forty-fifth, Colonel Boyd; Fifty-third, Colonel Owens, and Second battalion, Major Hancock; Ramseur's brigade, made up of the Second, Colonel Cox; the Fourth, .Colonel Grimes; the Fourteenth, Colonel Bennett, and the Thirtieth, Colonel Parker; Johnston's brigade (absent the first day), constituted as follows: Fifth, Colonel Garrett; Twelfth, Colonel Coleman; Twentieth, Colonel Toon; Twenty-third, Colonel Blacknall; and the First, Colonel Brown, and Third, Colonel Thruston, in Steuart's brigadea singular coincidence it fell to the lot of North Carolina troops to attack them on three sides. The first fresh troops that they encountered in front were R. D. Johnston's North Carolinians of Gordon's division. The impact was too strong for Johnston. That gallant officer was wounded, and his men, though struggling heroically, driven back. Gordon, however, threw forward his other brigades, and by hard fighting drove the Federals back toward the place of their entrance. On Gordon's right
anded by Brig.-Gen. Bryan Grimes), Ramseur's (now under Brig.-Gen. W. R. Cox), Johnston's, Cooke's, Kirkland's (now under MacRae), Lane's, Scales', and Hoke's (under ur then crossed, as did Rodes, and followed up the advantage. The brigades of Johnston and Lewis were in Ramseur's command. The Confederates captured between 600 anispersion, and bore down in full force on Ramseur, before it was fully light. Johnston's North Carolina brigade seems to have had an advanced position, and was the fwith a heavy force of infantry, artillery and cavalry up the Berryville road. Johnston and I were responsible for keeping Sheridan out of Winchester, and protecting mounted and moving at a trot across the open fields to the Berryville road to Johnston's assistance. There was not a fence nor a bush nor a tree to obscure the viewrch in retreat as solemnly and with as much dignity as if marching in review. Johnston's brigade, on reaching the rest of the division, united with it in forming lin