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fle-pits, in sight of the enemy's main line of battle. In this affair Colonel Marshall was slightly wounded. Having arrived in front of the enemy's line of works, General Hill determined to assault them at once, and, accordingly, ordered Major-General Wilcox to take two brigades and assault the enemy's works. Scales's (North Carolina) and Anderson's (Georgia) brigades were selected for the work in hand. The dispositions being made, the order to advance was given, and the troops moved forward, not to give up the struggle without another effort to dislodge the enemy. Accordingly, General Heth was ordered forward with Cook's and McCras's North Carolina brigades, (the latter Pettigrew's old brigade,) and Lane's North Carolina brigade, (Wilcox's division,) commanded by Conner, of South Carolina, was ordered to unite in the charge. McGowan's brigade was on the extreme right engaging the enemy's pickets and sharpshooters. The second charge was made somewhat to the right of the point wh