All my officers behaved throughout with heroic coolness and bravery, and the conduct of the men was that of veterans.
No company in the army was more exposed, and none, I believe, so long a time, and yet no man quailed.
There were instances of individual heroism worthy of special notice; but where all did so well, it would seem almost invidious to single out individuals.
Respectfully submitted, J. D. Imboden, Capt. Battery, 3d Brigade, C. S. A.
--Richmond Dispatch, July 26.
Report of Major Walton, of the Washington artillery.
Headquarters, Washington artillery, near Stone Bridge, Bull Run, July 22, 1861.
General: I have the honor to report:--On the morning of the 21st instant, (Sunday,) the battalion of Washington artillery, consisting of four companies, numbering 284 officers and men and thirteen guns--six 6-pounders, smooth bore, four 12-pound howitzers, and three rifled 6-pounders, all bronze — under my command, was assigned to duty as follows: