eir arms, captured at one time, and shot an officer of General Fremont's staff, obtaining from him the enemy's order of march herewith inclosed, from which it appears they had on the field seven brigades of infantry, besides cavalry and artillery.
It is but an act of simple justice to the brave men of my command to say that this battle was fought by their infantry and artillery, in fact, alone.
Colonel Walker's Thirteenth and Twenty-fifth Virginia regiments aided in the last repulse, Genral Taylor's brigade, not having been engaged or seen by the enemy.
The infantry, under Brigadier-General Stewart, on the left of the line, encountered at no time of the day more than the enemy's skirmishers, as they made no demonstration on our left.
The battery of General Stewart was in the early part of the fight, but was withdrawn after a severe loss of horses, leaving Captain Courtnay's battery to contend singly with four batteries of the enemy.
Herewith I hand a list of the killed and woun