in batteries came off to-day, and ended in — smoke. Sallust
October 29--7 A. M.
Jenkins attacked the enemy last night at Brown's ferry, and drove them back, but was finally compelled t distance below Lookout point.
The attack was made under orders soon after midnight, by Gen. Jenkins, commanding Hood's division.
The column which had arrived in the afternoon from Bridgeport dut stopped two miles short of it, on the west side of Lookout creek.
It was this column that Gen. Jenkins attacked.
Lane's, Berming's, and Robertson's brigades were posted on the right, so as to holcheck the forces at the ferry, should they attempt to go to the relief of their friends; whilst Jenkins's old brigade, now commanded by Col. Bratton, moved up the valley to the left, and fell with grground was of such a character, that it was found impossible to hold them in check; whereupon Gen. Jenkins recalled Bratton, now pushing the foe back in great confusion.
The order to withdraw was not