l arms, on the 1st of April, 53,303, with 170 pieces of artillery.
McLaws and Anderson commanded the divisions of Longstreet's corps present, to meet Hooker at Chancellorsville.
The divisions of Anderson and McLaws were advanced on the main approaches, the plank road and old turnpi, and assault with vigor.
Lee was to stand in Hooker's front with McLaws' and Anderson's divisions, and Early was to keep back Sedgwick.
Jas weakness and screened Jackson's march.
Kershaw's brigade, with McLaws—the Fifteenth, Lieut.-Col. Joseph F. Gist; Seventh, Col. Elbert Blathe center, where the victorious advance of Stuart and Anderson and McLaws swept back the heroic resistance which Hooker's broken forces made w, bore an honorable and memorable part.
Kershaw on the right with McLaws, and McGowan on the left with Stuart, were in the front lines of adhis advance toward Chancellorsville with the divisions of Anderson, McLaws and Early.
Of the part taken by McGowan's brigade, General Heth,