Gracie’s brigade crossed the Chickamauga at Dalton’s ford att dark Sept. 18th and established its line near Hunt’s house. At daylight on the 19th the two remaining brigades crossed soon after which the division advanced eastwardly Gracie in advance. This
brought the leading brigade to this position. At noon Trigg was advanced toward Hall’s to the road leading to Lee and Gordon’s Mill and was soon skirmishing heavily and after 2 P.M. his right was driven back to Preston’s main line by a destructive fire from
Davis’ line near the Lafayette road. Trigg then advanced to and was soon hotly engaged on the left of Robertson’s brigade of Hood’s division until sundown Gracie’s and Kelly’s brigades remained in position on this line until 2 P.M. Sept. 20th.