rves (Sixth, Ninth, Tenth and Twelfth Regiments), to proceed the next morning at 6 o'clock with his brigade on the Leesburg pike, in the direction of Dranesville.
Kane's famous Bucktail Regiment, Easton's Battery (Battery A, First Pennsylvania Artillery), and two squadrons of the First Pennsylvania Cavalry were directed to accompThe Bucktail sharpshooters took possession of this building, and from every door and window poured a destructive fire into the ranks of the Confederates.
Lieutenant-Colonel Kane, of this regiment, was a brother of the noted Arctic explorer, Dr. Elisha Kane, and during this engagement was severely wounded.
The ground on either sDr. Elisha Kane, and during this engagement was severely wounded.
The ground on either side of the position of the Confederate battery was covered with woods and dense undergrowth.
Stuart placed two of his regiments on either side of the Centreville Road, facing north.
The 6th South Carolina and the 1st Kentucky were to the left, and the 11th Alabama and the 11th Virginia to the right of the road.