ading as they slowly retired, and rallying in squads in every ravine and behind every hill — or hiding singly among the trees.
They continued to make it very hot for our men in the advance.
Night closing in too dark for pursuit, our weary soldiers bivouacked in positions from which they had driven the enemy.
Our troops had fought without food since the evening of the 22d, and it was after midnight
Map of the battle of Kernstown, Va., March 23, 1862.
Based upon the maps in the Official Records, Vol.
XII., Part I., pp. 362-365. A represents the first position of Kimball's and Sullivan's brigades on the morning of March 23d.
Sullivan remained to hold the Union left, while Kimball moved to the position at B, and finally to the main battle-field, F (evening of March 23d), where he joined Tyler, who had previously been in position first at C, and then at D, whence he advanced to oppose Stonewall Jackson in his flanking position at F, to which Jackson had marched by wood roads fr