on's battery, and one company of cavalry.
Longstreet's brigade covered Blackburn's Ford, and consn bank of the stream, for the whole front of Longstreet's brigade — was covered at the water's edge The northern bank of the stream, in front of Longstreet's position, rises with a steep slope at leasced a third time with heavy numbers to force Longstreet's position.
Hay's regiment, 7th Louisiana v narrow for a combined movement in force, Gen. Longstreet recalled them to the south bank.
Meanwhih had been previously sent to the rear by Gen. Longstreet.
This infantry was at once placed in posagement before Blackburn Ford, I directed Gen. Longstreet to withdraw the 1st and 17th regiments, wich hung the fortunes of this army.
Brig.-Gen. Longstreet, who commanded immediately the troops sual among veterans of the old service.
General Longstreet also mentions the conduct of Captain Mary examination which was made by details from Longstreet's and Early's brigades, on the 18th July, of