attached to the Third brigade, Gen. B. E. Bee, army of the Shenandoah.
The Thirteenth, Col. William Barksdale, which reached Manassas Junction on the day before the battle, was attached to Early's b Leesburg from the former and shelling the Confederate forces within range on Goose Creek. Colonel Barksdale's Thirteenth regiment, at the latter point, was again under fire on the morning of the 21sve done, and given the battle an entirely different conclusion.
On the following morning, Colonel Barksdale sent Captain Eckford, with his own and Mc-Elroy's companies, against the enemy at Edwards infantry and one or two squadrons of cavalry at Edwards Ferry, which were held in check by Colonel Barksdale.
The battle was not a great one, but it was one of the most famous of the war on accounbrigades as follows: Second, Col. W. C. Falkner; Eleventh, Col. W. H. Moore; Thirteenth, Col. William Barksdale; Seventeenth, Col. W. S. Featherston; Eighteenth, Col. T. M. Griffin—to form the First b