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CHAP. XLVIII.] RAPIDAN TO THE JAMES. 1037This artillery rendezvoused and bivouacked at Richards' Shop on the night of the 5th, and at 3 a. m. on the 6th marched for Parker's Store, on the plank road, in rear of the battle-field of the Wilderness, where it was obliged to halt, there being no suitable ground for more artillery on the front. Cabell's and Huger's battalions proceeded that evening under orders to New Hope Church, still farther to the right, where they remained until the morning of the 8th. Haskell's battalion remained in rear of the battle-field, for service if required, till the morning of the 8th.Artillery serving with Second Corps, Brig. Gen. A. L. Long, chief, commanding. HARDAWAY'S BATTALION.aLieutenant-Colonel HARDAWAY. Major WATSON.Guns.Dance's battery 4Smith's battery 4Griffin's battery 4Graham's battery 4Jones' battery 4Total 20NELSON'S BATTALION.aLieut. Col. WILLIAM NELSON.Kirkpatrick's battery ' 51VIilledge's battery 4Massie's battery 4Total 13BRAXTON'S BATTALION.aLieutenant-Colonel BRAXTON. Major MOORMAN.Cooper's battery 4Carpenter's battery 4Hardwicke's battery 4Total 12CUTSHAW'S BATTALION.bMajor CUTSHAW.Major STRIBLING.Carrington's battery 4Garber's battery 4 Tanner's battery 4Total 12a These three battalions were by General Long assigned to the special direction of Col. J. T. Brown.b These two battalions [with Page's battalion on p. 10381 were by General Long assigned to special charge of Col. Thomas H. Carter.