II., Official Records) General McDowell says he crossed Bull Run
with about eighteen thousand men.
I collected information to that
rman's brigades of the four brigades of the First Division crossed Bull Run
The Fifth Division, with Richardson's brigade of the First Di
ont of Centreville.
Some of it was lightly engaged on our side of Bull Run
in repelling a feeble advance of the enemy.
The Fourth (Reserve)
miles in rear of Centreville.
That is to say, McDowell crossed Bull Run
with 896 officers, 17,676 rank and file, and 24 pieces of artillery.
The artillerymen who crossed Bull Run
are embraced in the figures of the foregoing table.
The guns were as follows: Ricketts's Battery
The artillery, in addition to that which crossed Bull Run
, was as follows: Hunt's Battery, 4 12-pounder rifle guns; Carlisle
l, prepared a statement of the strength of the Confederate army at Bull Run
or Manassas, of which the following is a condensation:
So far a