these several fords—the brigades of Ewell and Holmes, at Union Mills Ford, forming his right; the brigades of Jones and Early, at McLean's Ford; the brigades of Longstreet and Jackson, at Blackburn's Ford; and Bonham's brigade, at Mitchell's Ford.
Other commands were in reserve and between these forces, while Colonel Evans, with ade formed the right of the Confederate line at Union Mills Ford, to begin the movement, which was to be followed up by the brigades of Jones, at McLean's Ford; Longstreet, at Blackburn's Ford; and Bonham, at Mitchell's Ford.
By such a movement, adds Beauregard, I confidently expected to achieve a complete victory for my countrydepend on new combinations to meet the enemy on the field upon which he had chosen to give us battle.
Report of the Battle of Manassas. Leaving Ewell, Jones, Longstreet, and Bonham at their positions along the lower fords to make demonstrations against the Federal forces opposite and prevent their going to re-enforce Mc-Dowell