ge should be carried, and the bridge rebuilt by Capt. Alexander, of the engineers, who had on the spot the neceridge, causing the enemy to retire, and giving Captain Alexander an opportunity to pass the bridge, cut out theclose of the fight.
While this was going on, Capt. Alexander, of the Engineer Corps, brought up the company ng the obstructions, and thus, in a short time, Capt. Alexander succeeded in opening a passage.
Capt. Carlislee from Centreville — and about 6 o'clock P. M., Capt. Alexander, of the Corps of Engineers, directed me, by ordthe hills in the rear of the infantry.
Before Captain Alexander gave me this last direction I learned that Coln by division, as at first.
I then reported to Capt. Alexander that I had been interfered with in my dispositilong as I was interfered with by a drunken man. Capt. Alexander then answered that Gen.McDowell now vested the e rebels to retire from the abatis, and enabled Capt. Alexander of the Engineers to clear it away.
In a short