edericksburg — our right resting on the road.
Next day we moved to the left and connected with Johnson's brigade, and subsequently occupied Johnson's position, our right resting at the salient beyonJohnson's position, our right resting at the salient beyond the brick-kiln.
That night we moved very rapidly to the support of a part of Ewell's command, but not being needed, we were ordered back to our previous position.
On the 11th we were ordered stilanding one, and at the same time shorten the line and thereby connect with Steuart's brigade of Johnson's division, I threw four of my regiments forward, abandoning the old line of works with the excght.
The Twenty-eighth formed close upon Steuart in the Double Sap which had been thrown up by Johnson's pioneer corps, with its right resting upon a boggy piece of ground.
The Eighteenth entrencheout daybreak on the morning of the 12th, I was on the left of my line when the enemy penetrated Johnson's front.
I ordered the Twenty-eighth regiment to hold its position until I was satisfied that