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Doc. 2.-secession reports. Report of Brigadier-General Arnold Elzey. Headquarters 4TH brigade, camp at Fairfax Station, July 25, 181. sir: In compliance with your instructions, I have the honor to make the following report of the services of my brigade during the day of the 21st. of July, 1861: The brigade left Piedmont Piedmont is a station on the Manassas Gap Railroad below Front Royal. The delay alluded to is said to have been occasioned by a collision of some empty cars. at daylight on the 21st inst., and after much delay and detention on the railroad, arrived at Manassas Junction about 12 M., when it received orders to detach a regiment to remain at the Junction to guard a weak point, and then to proceed to Lewis House, near the battle-field, and hold itself in waiting. Col. A. P. Hill's regiment, being the smallest--four companies not having come up from Piedmont — was designated for the service. Brigadier-General Smith accompanied the brigade to the batt