The above brigades of the division – the 1st brigade, Colonel Wilder, being detached and serving as mounted infantry – withdrew from the South line of the Kelly field about 5:30 P.M. Marched northward on the Lafayette road, and before reaching the North
line of the Kelly field filed left into the woods formed line by the rear rank facing north. Turchin’s brigade in two lines was on the right in King’s in two lines on the left. Turchin’s brigade charged forward into the open ground, and entered the McDonald
field north of this position.
It struck the left and passed along the front of Liddell’s Confederate division, capturing nearly two hundred prisoners, and forced the Confederate line across the Lafayette road. It then advanced to Dan McCook’s Union brigade and took position in its rear.
Two of Kings Regiments, the 68th and the 101st Indiana were sent from the McFarland gap road near the Mullis house to Snodgrass Hill to cover General Brannan’s withdrawal. The rest of King’s brigade formed on the right of Turchin’s line along the first ridge
to the West of this point and were supported on their right by Willich’s brigade, the whole forming the covering line for the withdrawal of the left wing by the McFarland Gap road. The loss of the division for two days was; killed 93; wounded, 685; missing
176; total 954.