Just before 2 P.M. the brigade advanced from this position under cover of artillery fire towards the central ridge distant about 400 yards. It reached this latter position passed the right of Brannan’s and encountered the head of Steedman’s division on the northern slope of the ridge. After a severe engagement with Steedman’s division this brigade with Johnson’s on its left fell back to its guns. Anderson’s brigade on its right was also repulsed. Manigault’s and Deas having prolonged Johnson’s line to the left the whole again advanced and was again pushed back to its guns. Near sunset the brigade with Johnson’s and the right of Manigault’s advanced again and followed Steedman’s troops which had been withdrawn to the bottom of the ravine back of the central crest where they had fought. The line then withdrew to the crest and bivouacked. Strength in action September 19, 1352.
Casualties killed 109, wounded 474 captured or missing 18 total 601
Percentage of loss 44.45.