Right off the bat it was obvious that the Confederates were going to be much more aggressive than their counterparts had been previously. The casualties bore grim testimony to the change in tactics. The the cost appears to have been worth it as the battle wrapped up today. The photos below are offered as support of that opinion.
|General Dodge's inexperienced troops did well for themselves on this day, holding off two or three times their number.|
|To the east of the crossroads General Baldwin's brigage stubbornly held on to this field. Baldwin, However, was killed in the process.|