Beauregard likewise ordered out reenforcements, under Lieutenant-General A. P. Hill, viz., three brigades under Mahone, Pegram's batteries, and W. H. F.
Lee's cavalry — all of whom, with Heth's brigades, were concentrated at the Vaughn roand Appomattox campaigns. junction for an attack during the afternoon of the 19th.
Heth opened on Ayres's front, while Mahone, who was best acquainted with the woods, burst in Ayres's right and swept down on Crawford in column of fours, carrying oigade to the left of Crawford and right of Ayres, and Humphrey was started over.
Humphrey fell foul of the enemy, one of Mahone's brigades, coming through the trees.
Both sides halted and commenced firing, but the Confederates soon fell back to theM. Wilcox's, Heth's, and Field's divisions, of A. P. Hill's command.
In fact, there were nine brigades, including two of Mahone's, and Pegram's artillery, present or coming up. Developments so far were reported to army headquarters and preparations