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ken division did not stop here; they continued their retreat far to the rear. Fortunately the gallant Gordon, commanding Early's division, was in reserve and swept to the rescue in a manner that excited the admiration of every beholder, including Ger parts of the field, and prevent this concentration of force, and for that purpose he engaged Anderson on our left, and Early, who had been sent to the extreme right. He made three separate assaults against the former, but was repulsed each time with frightful loss by Fields's division, formerly Hood's. Early, at the head of Hill's corps, buried him back, as a mad bull would an incautious mastiff caught upon his horns, as often as he advanced upon him. But it was against Ewell, who helt the enemy's flank, however, was executed by Mahone's and Lane's brigades on the extreme right, under the direction of Gen Early. The was intended to operate, not against the flank of the assaulting column, but against the flank of the Federal ar