or Malcolm McDonnell, who acted as aides.
Surgeon W. S. King, and Assistant Surgeon Magruder, Medical Department. Major J. G. Barnard, Engineer, and senior of his department with the army, gave most important aid. First Lieutenant Fred. S. Prime, E quantity of tools he was to receive — my orders being, by the Lieutenant's advice, to intrench Centreville; his from Major Barnard, to throw up works at Blackburn's Ford.
No tools came forward but the small amount Lieutenant Brinel had of his own., Col. Comd'g 2d Brigade, Fifth Division, Army N. E. Virginia. T. H. Cowdrey, Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.
Major Barnard's report.
Washington,, July 29, 1861. Capt. E. B. Fry, Assistant Adjutant-General:
sir: On the 18th of July, right and Alexander and Lieut. Prime will be furnished when received.
I am, very respectfully, your most obedient, J. G. Barnard, Major Engineers.
Major Barry's report.
Arlington, Va., July 23, 1861. Capt. J. B. Fry, Assistant Adjutant-G