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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 13. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Gregg's brigade of South Carolinians in the Second. Battle of Manassas. (search)
f about three hundred of the regiment, one hundred men, who might be said to be bare-footed; but they returned without the shoes, the enemy, threatening us from Gainesville, it was determined to set fire to the supplies we had not availed ourselves of the morning hours to distribute. I have dwelt upon this because the failure oflowers from undeserved censure. Left to cover the burning of the stores, our brigade moved out as the evening was closing in and picketed in the direction of Gainesville and Bristol. The bright light of the conflagration behind us rendered the woods in our front but darker and more impenetrable to our eyes as we strained them w right was posted on the hill on both sides of the Centreville-Gainesville road. I therefore directed General Schurz to deploy his division on the right of the Gainesville road, and by a change of direction to the left to come into position parallel with the Sudley Springs road. General Milroy, with his brigade and one battery, w