Porter later wrote: Whether to attempt to crush Lee's army on the north side of the James, with thee House Landing, on the Pamunkey River.
Both Lee and Meade had received reenforcements — the
Ready for the advance that Lee drove back
Between these luxuriant banks stretch the pontoons andwould require two crossings of the river, while Lee could quickly march troops from one side to thehe James was in a position to reach out to him. Lee had again confronted him, entrenching himself b of the Potomac against the inferior numbers of Lee, and in a brave assault upon the Confederate en Army of the Potomac out of its position before Lee, who confronted it at Cold Harbor.
Lee had thehteenth Corps was placed along the Matadequin.
Lee threatened attack on the 6th and 7th, but he sofor the army that is again endeavoring to drive Lee across the Chickahominy and back upon Richmond. comparatively small losses they had sustained, Lee's army stood on the field of this last engageme