ry; when the Confederates discovered this maneouvre, they retired in the direction of Hanover Court House.
Pursuit continued as far as a little stream called Crump's Creek, and here Torbert was halted, Gregg moving up on his line meanwhile, and Russell encamping near the crossing of the river.
This completed our task of gaining ssed unharassed and took up a position behind my line, extending south from the river, with the Sixth Corps on the right across the Hanover Court House road at Crump's Creek, the Second Corps on the left of the Sixth, and the Fifth Corps about two miles in front of Hanovertown, its left extending to the Tolopotomy.
There was noanwhile, for the other two brigades of Torbert, but these were not available at the time-on account of delays which occurred in relieving them from the line at Crump's Creek-and did not get up till the fight was over.
As soon as Custer joined him, Gregg vigorously assaulted the Confederate position along his whole front; and notwi