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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 4. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 1 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 10. (ed. Frank Moore) 1 1 Browse Search
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ntinued to direct and encourage the men, who were already doing manfully.. I soon saw, however, that we were too much exposed, and that we were contending at disadvantage, owing to the fact that we were engaged at a great distance, and the enemy's guns were of superior range. Having been moved back to Marye's house, I sent word to the officer in command to withdraw far enough to get shelter behind the crest of the hill, without retiring too far to deliver an effective fire. Accordingly Major Maffett, then commanding, withdrew to the road running beside the river fence, in Marye's yard, where, I believe, the regiment held its position, and continued its fire until the close of the battle. Afterwards I sent directions to the officer commanding to send a detail after ammunition. He did so, and this was my last official communication with the regiment for the day. An account of what subsequently occurred and a list of the casualties in the regiment will, I presume, be furnished by som