The distance from A to B three chains and fifty links, or seventy-seven yards, and fifty links more to the first gun blown up on the right at letter C. Pit or crater at D. Dirt thrown out as far as the barricade made by the enemy in rear of gun-chamber at B. Letter A rep-
resents the barricade thrown up by the Twenty-third South Carolina Volunteers.a Letter E represents the junction of the Twenty-third and Twenty-second before the explosion.
C. C. HAILE,
First Lieutenant Company A, Twenty-third South Carolina Vols.
aAfter the explosion the greater portion of the survivors of the Twenty-second South Carolina Volunteers retired to cavalier line; the remainder came to the Twenty-third South Carolina, which after the explosion extended to the left and made the barracade at A, as marked above.
- The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XL, Part 1 (Serial Number 80), pages 799-800 ↩