easy to reconcile this increase of my command by the President, with his very numerous disparaging notices of me.
General Keyes, before the Committee on the Conduct of the War, confirmed my opinion in saying that Gloucester must have fallen uponscription [II., 122-3] of the vicinity of Seven Pines and of the disposition of the Federal troops.
On the 23d of May, Keyes's Federal corps crossed to the south side of the Chickahominy, and a detachment attacked Hatton's Confederate brigade, wheven Pines, with a line of skirmishers a half mile in advance; Couches was at Seven Pines and Fair Oaks — the two forming Keyes's corps.
Kearny's division was near Savage's Station, and Hooker's two miles west of Bottom's Bridge — the two forming two regiments of R. H. Anderson's brigade reinforced Hill's troops, and the Federals were driven back to Seven Pines.
Keyes's corps (Casey's and Couch's divisions) was united at Seven Pines and reinforced by Kearny's division, coming from Savage
Glendale), June 30, 1862, showing Approximate positions of Union and Confederate troops.
Also disposition of troops during the artillery engagement at White Oak Bridge.
Union brigades: 1, Sickles; 2, Carr; 3, Grover; 4, Seymour; 5, Reynolds (Simmons); 6, Meade (this brigade should be represented as north of the road); 7, Robinson; 8, Birney; 9, Berry; 10, Newton; 11, Bartlett; 12,12, Taylor; 13, Burns; 11, 14, Dana; 15,15, Sully; 16, 16, Caldwell; 17, French; 18, Meagher; 19, Na glee (of Keyes's corps); 20, Davidson; 21, Brooks; 22, Hancock.
Randol's battery was on the right of the road, Kerns's and Cooper's on the left, and Diederichs's and Knieriem's yet farther to the left.
Thompson's battery of Kearny's division was with General Robinson's brigade (7).
Confederate brigades: a, Kemper; b, Pickett (Hunton); c, R. II.
Anderson (Jenkins); d, Wilcox; e, Featherston; f, Pryor; g, Branch; h, Archer; i, Field; j, J. R. Anderson; k, Pender; l, Gregg; m, n, o, p, Armistead, Wright