that if this attack had been supported by a simultaneous one on our right, different results would have followed.
Maj Gen. Rodes commenced to advance simultaneously with Gen. Early.
He had, however, more than double the distance of Early to go, an than he would have done had he have been supported.
Before reaching the enemy's works Early had been repulsed, and so Gen Rodes halted, thinking it useless to attack, since he was unsupported, especially as the enemy had heavy reinforcements just coming up and over a hundred guns which could be brought to bear on the line of Rodes's advance.
When the second day closed this was the position of Ewell's corps.
Johnson's left had gained important ground, part of it being a very short distagress.
Early's attack, almost a brilliant success, had produced no results, and he occupied nearly his former position.
Rodes, having advanced nearly halfway to the enemy's works, and finding these good cover for his troops, he remained in the occ