up whatever he had. It is known that in estimating the force to go against Manassas, I engaged not to have to do with the enemy's forces under Johnston, then kept in check in the valley by Major-General Patterson, or those kept engaged by Major-General Butler, and I know every effort was made by the General-in-Chief that this should be done, and that even if Johnston joined Beauregard, it would not be because he could be followed by General Patterson, but from causes not necessary for me to refrefore simply give the names of all the officers engaged viz.: Major Hunt; Captains Carlisle, Ayres, Griffin, Tidball, and Arnold; Lieutenants Platt, Ransom, Thompson, Webb, Barriga, Green, Edwards, Dresser, Wilson, Throckmorton, Cushing, Harris, Butler, Fuller, Lyford, Will, Benjamin, Babbitt, Haines, Ames, Hasbrouck, Kensel, Harrison, Reed, Barlow, Noyes, Kirby, Elderkin, Ramsay, and Craig.
The two latter were killed.
I am, sir, very respectfully your obedient servant, Wm. F. Barry, Major
dressed in the uniform of the Eighth regiment, about 5 feet 10 inches in height, sandy complexion, shot in the head; had $21 in his pocket-book, and a white silk badge, marked Parker Guard, died Monday night. Lieut. Devers, of Ellsworth Zouaves, wounded in the arm. He laid down to rest, and in the morning, when I went to bandage his arm, I found him dead.
Also, a man from Rockland, Me., named Fletcher.
On Tuesday, Allen, of Company C, Seventy-first, died.
He was wounded in the abdomen.
Butler, of Company C, Seventy-first, Elizabeth-town, N. J., also died; wounded in legs.
Doctors were not there to amputate.
George Sayne and John P. Morrissey, both of the Seventy-first, also died Wednesday morning, within one hour of each other, lying side by side.
Mead, of Massachusetts, a wealthy shoe-manufacturer, died while having his thigh amputated.
Several others died, whose names I could not learn, numbering in all 32.
On Tuesday evening, six of the doctors came back on parole — Drs