the wagons being sent back towards Manassas, and with them I sent the horse that I had been riding, which was stolen at Manassas.
The owner afterwards came to me about the horse and I gave him what information I had, but am ignorant whether he ever got his horse.
Our position at this time was not far from Mitchell's Ford on Bull Run, which was about the centre of our line, where there was very little fighting during the day.
We had not been long in our position near the road before Genaral Johnston came along, riding at full speed towards the field, and spoke to Captain Pendleton, and we were immediately ordered forward at a trot, cannoneers on the caissons.
We went at this speed for about three miles, till we came to the Lewis House within reach of the enemy's shells, where we were halted for a while.
Here I first saw men wounded, some severely and covered with blood, others slightly, limping to the rear.
We were then but poorly supplied with ambulances, and our surgeons but p