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The plan of the battle was this: Generals Hill and Longstreet were to attack in front, and when the enemy were repulsed, Gen. Whiting was to march down theNine-mile road, but came unexpectedly upon a large body of the enemy, who had crossed the Chickahominy and entrenched themselves. This was on the left of the railroad, and east of the New-Bridge, or Nine-mile road, as it is known in country parlance. Col. Jenkins commanded a brigade, composed of the Fifth South-Carolina regiment, Col. Bratton, and the Palmetto Sharp-shooters, Lieut.-Colonel Walker. The former commander, Brig.-General R. A. Anderson, commanded a division in the fight. He has not resigned. The Gen. Anderson who resigned is from Tennessee, and his place as commander of the Tennessee brigade was assigned to Brig.-Gen. Robert Hatton, who was killed. While proceeding down the New-Bridge road, endeavoring to get to the rear of the enemy, who were falling back before Gen. Longstreet, General Whiting's division w