an unusual amount of sickness resulted.
Gen. D. H. Hill wrote in his official report:—
Our Ren returned to the field, and the division of D. H. Hill, which had only advanced a short distance frout in observation beyond our left flank.
D. H. Hill and Early both went with this left column, a Hancock's position, but suggested an attack to Hill.
Hill approved, but referred the question to JHill approved, but referred the question to Johnston.
Johnston, who had left the battle entirely to Longstreet's direction, referred it to the l and it was assured.
But this message taken to Hill did not satisfy him. He was a brother-in-law ofan attack which might have routed Hancock.
But Hill, to lose no time, began the formation of the fos over half a mile, much of it wood and swamp.
Hill placed the four regiments in a line of battle ehe led the two right.
But Early mistook one of Hill's commands to his own wing, for the order to chd been begun, it also advanced without orders.
Hill, tangled in wood and swamp with the two centre