three days. Pender's Brigade took possession of the bridge across Bull Run and engaged the enemy across the river.
His brigade finally crossed over to the east side, but the enemy withdrew.
The loss was very slight.
On Friday, the 29th, the enemy changed position and was attempting to interpose his arms between General Jackson and Alexandria.
Jackson's troops were arranged along the Manassas Gap railroad, Jackson's Division under Brigadier General Stark being on the right, Ewell's, under Lawton, in the centre, and A. P. Hill's on the left.
The brigades of Thomas, Pender, Archer, and Gregg, were on the extreme left.
After Longstreet arrived the enemy changed position and began to concentrate all its force opposite Hill's division.
The attack was received with great steadiness, and the battle raged with great fury; the enemy was frequently repulsed, but on account of having so many fresh troops the attack was renewed.
They succeeded in penetrating an interval between Gregg's and