Prairie De Ann was a 25 to 30 square miles circular area of
land surrounded by forest.
11thUnion and Confederate artillery
exchanged an occasional shell and engaged in limited skirmishing
over a two-mile battle line.
side desired a major engagement, and only small scale attacks
were launched and the fighting stopped around midnight on
Federals attacked the Confederate lines the next day and found the
Confederates had left in the night and established defensive
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