extending from the Raymond to the Clinton road-Loring's division on the right, Bowen's in the centre with his four divisions, had been confronting Loring — not venturing to attack, on account of the strength of the Confederate position, while Loring felt himself well employed in holding four divisiotroops into action, General Pemberton directed Loring to join in it with at least a part of his. Thahe troops that had been engaged was covered by Loring with his division; Featherston's and Buford's so near the stream as to render its passage by Loring's division impracticable; so that officer marchis measure was to defend the bridge to enable Loring's division to cross the Big Black.
In the ndicated by you. The others, including Major-Generals Loring and Stevenson, preferred a movement bycNair's, from General Bragg's army, joined me. Loring's division, separated from the army in the retint.
And these demonstrations being repeated, Loring's division was sent to Benton on the 31st.