War of the Rebellion: Serial 037 Page 0360 Mississippi, WEST TENNESSEE, ETC. Chapter XXXVI.

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The Parrot gun taken from the work on the Jackson road to the Graveyard Hill was moved by General Shoup to the left. I request that the chief of artillery be requested to examine that point. Our men are at work throwing up traverse,&C. Making themselves more secure. The two guns at Graveyard Hill, we dismounted, one at least is reported as rendered unserviceable, there is some doubt as regards the other. My men are in excellent spirits, and will behave as they should.

Very respectfully your obedient servant,

JNumber H. FORNEY,

Major-General.

Lieutenant General PEMBERTON.

HEADQUARTERS DIVISION.

May 22, 1863-12. 15 p. m.

MAJOR: This is just received from General Moore:

Enemy repulsed from my right. Attacking again or advancing. Captured one stand of colors. Seem to have been driven out by Lee, though colors were in his works. Would like two regiments more.

Enemy attack from time to time. Hebert on Jackson road, to right and left, and also toward Graveyard road, I cannot, therefore, reenforce Moore form Hebert. Green was sent to ere-enforce Lee. We have now no reserve.

Have sent to Generals Smith and Bowen for re-enforcements.

The men are standing to the works.

Very respectfully,

JNumber H. FORNEY,

Major-General.

Major R. W. MEMMINGER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS DIVISION,

May 22, 1863-2. 45 p. m.

Enemy have been repulsed on Jackson road; now forming against General Hebert left. The re-enforcements from General Bowen are there. A regiment from General Smith is near the point threatened. I cannot, therefore, send any troops to General Moore or Lee. General Moore has now a portion of Green's brigade with him; one regiment left with General Lee.

I send Major Crom in with the answers from General Moore and Colonel Smith, of his brigade.

I am, major very respectfully,

JNumber H. FORNEY,

Major-General.

Major MEMMINGER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS DIVISION,

May 22, 1863-2. 45 p. m.

Enemy have been repulsed on Jackson road; now forming against General Hebert's left. The re-enforcements from General Bowen (one regiment) are there. A regiment from General Smith is near the point threatened. I cannot, therefore, send any troops to General Moore or Lee. General Moore has now a portion of Green's brigade with him; one regiment left with General Lee.

I send Major [S.] Croom in with the answers from General Moore and Colonel [A.] Smith, of his brigade.

I am, major, very respectfully,

JNumber H. FORNEY,

Major-General.

Major MEMMINGER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

MAY 22, 1863-2 to 7 o'clock [p. M.]

General Moore has repulsed the enemy again on his right. This has been the most severe fighting. The battery of the enemy has nearly demolished his works. He will attempt at once to take the battery. I