eld with our troops, while the wounded were being carried off, and the small arms abandoned by the enemy were being gathered.
Later in the day we moved farther back and took position in rear of the battlefield, Ewell's division being posted on the end and side of Slaughter's Mountain, and the other divisions crossing the Culpeper road on our left.
We remained in this position all night and next day, but there was no fighting, as each army awaited the advance of the other.
On Monday, the 11th, the enemy requested a truce for the purpose of burying his dead, which was granted, until 2 o'clock in the afternoon, and subsequently extended, at his request, to give him time to complete the burial — the arrangements on our side being under the superintendence of General Stuart, and on the side of the enemy under that of Brigadier General Milroy.
Milroy, in his report, states that the truce was requested by us, but General Jackson says it was applied for by the enemy, and no one will d