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John G. Nicolay, The Outbreak of Rebellion, Chapter 15: Bull Run. (search)
ister and trained upon them. Yet at the dreadful thought of pouring such a volley upon a Union regiment, he once more hesitated, and held a brief colloquy with Major Barry, chief of artillery. Captain, said Barry, they are your battery support. They are Confederates, replied Griffin, in intense excitement; as certain as the worldBarry, they are your battery support. They are Confederates, replied Griffin, in intense excitement; as certain as the world, they are Confederates. No, answered Barry; I know they are your battery support. Griffin spurred forward, and told his officer not to fire. The mistake proved fatal. During this interval of doubt the Confederate regiment had approached to point-blank range, and levelled their muskets just as Griffin gave his order to desist. Barry; I know they are your battery support. Griffin spurred forward, and told his officer not to fire. The mistake proved fatal. During this interval of doubt the Confederate regiment had approached to point-blank range, and levelled their muskets just as Griffin gave his order to desist. Griffin's canister would have annihilated the regiment; but now the tables were turned, and in an instant the regiment's volley had annihilated Griffin's and Ricketts' batteries. Officers and men fell smitten with death and wounds, and horses and caissons went tearing in wild disorder down the hill, breaking and scattering the as
John G. Nicolay, The Outbreak of Rebellion, Appendix A. (search)
spector-General. Captain O. H. Tillinghast, Assistant Quartermaster. Captain H. F. Clarke, Chief Commissary of Subsistence. Surgeon W. S. King. Assistant Surgeon D. L. Magruder. Major J. G. Barnard, Chief Engineer. Lieutenant Fred. E. Prime, Engineer. Captain A. W. Whipple, Topographical Engineer. Lieutenant H. L. Abbot, Topographical Engineer. Lieutenant H. S. Putnam, Topographical Engineer. Lieutenant George C. Strong, Ordnance Officer. Major A. J. Myer, Signal Officer. Major William F. Barry, 5th Artillery, Chief of Artillery. Major James S. Wadsworth, Volunteer Aid-de-Camp. Majcr Clarence S. Brown, Volunteer Aid-de-Camp. Lieutenant H. W. Kingsbury, 5th Artillery, Aid-de-Camp. Lieutenant Guy V. Henry, Aid-de-Camp. Major Malcolm McDOWELL, Acting Aid-de-Camp. first Division. Brigadier-General Daniel Tyler. First Brigade. Colonel Erasmus D. Keyes. 2d Maine, Colonel Charles D. Jameson. 1st Connecticut, Colonel George S. Burnham. 2d Connecticut, Colonel Alfred