Bartow's brigades on the Confederate side.
The Confederates were dislodged and driven back to the Henry house
Fatigue uniform and kilts of the 79th New York.
William Todd, of company B, 79th New York (Highlanders), writing to correct a statement to the effect that the 79th New York wore the Highland dress at the battle of Bull Run, says: if by that is meant the kilts, it is an error.
It is true that all the officers and many of the men did wear that uniform when we left the city in June, 1861, and on dress-parade occasions in Washington, but when we went into Virginia it was laid aside, together with the plaid trousers worn by all the men on ordinary occasions, and we donned the ordinary blue.
Captain — was the only one who insisted on wearing the kilts on the march to Bull Run, but the day before we reached Centreville the kilts were the cause of his drawing upon himself much ridicule, and when we started for the battle-field on that Sunday morning he, also, appeared in ordin