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receive the enemy with effect. General Emory had charge of the first line of battle, with Gens McMillan, Dwight, and others Behind Emory posted in a hollow, was Gen Smith's forces. Skirmishing was kept up until about five o'clock in the afternoon, when the rebels came up in their old style in masses, in three lines of battle. Ounal charge. Now came the grand coup de main. The Nineteenth, on arriving at the top of the hill, suddenly filed over the hill and passed through the lines of Gen Smith. We must here mention that the rebels were now in but two lines of battle, the first having been almost annihilated by Gen Emory, what remained having been forcted that one thousand men were hurried into eternity or frightfully mangled by this one discharge. No time was given them to recover their good order, but General Smith ordered a charge, and his men dashed rapidly forward, the boys of the Nineteenth joining in The rebels fought boldly and desperately back to the timber, on rea