It was specially so at the center, and continued several hours, Milroy and Schenck all the while gaining ground; the former with heavy loss.
The brunt of the battle fell upon him and Stahl, and upon Trimble on the part of the Confederates.
Union Church at Cross Keys.
this little picture shows the appearance of the Church when the writer sketched it, in October, 1866.
it was built of brick, and stood in a grove of oaks, a short distance from the Port Republic road from Harrison.
Burg. Its interior was a ruin, and its walls showed many scars of heavy shot and shell.
In front of it was a cemetery, in a substantial inclosure.
Fremont used the Church for a hospital. finally gave way, and an order was given at about four o’Clock for the whole line to fall back, at the moment when Milroy had penetrated Ewell's center, and was almost up to his guns.
That daring soldier obeyed, but with the greatest reluctance, for he felt sure of victory.
The Confederates occupied