e fight without giving attention, and went into camp at Hundley's Corner, half a mile in rear of the enemy's position of contention.
A. P. Hill put his force in severe battle and was repulsed.
As D. H. Hill approached, he was called into the fray by the commanding general, then by the President.
He sent Ripley's brigade and five batteries, which made the battle strong and hot along the line.
The most determined efforts were against the enemy's right, where General McCall, reinforced by Kern's battery and Griffin's and Martindale's brigades (Morell's division), Edwards's battery, and the Third Regiment of Meade's brigade, beat off the repeated and formidable efforts of A. P. Hill, when he essayed a column against the crossing at Ellerson's Mill, which McCall reinforced by the Seventh Regiment of Meade's, Eastman's battery, and before night the Fourth Michigan, Twelfth New York, and Berdan's Sharp-shooters came in to reinforce the line and relieve regiments exhausted of ammunition