un battery was opened upon the command at short-range.
The two guns attached to the brigade were soon in position and at work, and two or three squadrons were sent forward to secure the railroad — a train loaded with infantry was coming up from Culpeper.
Our men turned a switch, and the train was run off the track; another train soon followed, but the enemy then had possession of the railroad, having forced the troops occupying the ground to retire.
Captain Martin's two guns, with the First b our right ever since five o'clock; it was at Beverly's Ford, where General Buford had engaged parts of Fitz-Hugh Lee's and Wade Hampton's divisions.
After crossing the ford the whole division marched rapidly on the road leading to the right to Culpeper, and was near Brandy Station within an hour and a half.
Coming out of the woods the enemy had placed several guns to the right of the road behind an embankment, and at once commenced shelling our column with great precision and in rapid success