nd Twenty-sixth Tennessee, were also held in reserve.
The Fiftieth Virginia was also in position on the left; as was Browder's battalion (Fifty-first Tennessee).
The Forty-ninth Tennessee, Colonel Bailey, and the Fiftieth, Colonel Sugg, with Colms's Tennessee Battalion, were assigned as a garrison to the fort — in all, some 700 or 800 strong.
The heavy artillery was served by details from the infantry regiments
Bidwell's company of the Thirtieth Tennessee, and Beaumont's of the Fiftiecky.
A brisk fire was kept up until sunset, when the firing ceased.
A battalion of Sugg's regiment reached the field just before the close of the fight, and deployed to the right of the Forty-ninth.
The right wing was likewise reinforced by Major Colms's battalion.
Quarles's regiment, the Forty-second Tennessee, also came up from Heiman's position, and helped Hanson defend the second line.
In this last engagement, while Smith was attacking with Lauman's brigade, the Twelfth Iowa, Colone