Counters for Gorman’s Brigade of the Second Division of Sumner’s Corps. This Brigade was the first to come to the rescue of Couch’s and Casey’s Divisions when they were seriously engaged and falling back at the Adam’s House. These were Whiting’s and Hood’s men among others.
Smith wonders what would have happened if Longstreet had placed more than one of his five brigades into action.
These men protected Kirby’s Battery and formed a line in a clearing between two small pockets of woods.