, of the Associated Press
, furnishes the annexed:
From a very intelligent and reliable gentleman from South Carolina
, who was on the battle- field, and who held a prominent position there, I have obtained the following statement:
had seven regiments (including the Hampton Legion
) on the battle-ground near Manassas
on Sunday last.
The Second Regiment, commanded by Col. Kershaw
, was in the hottest of the fight.
, of the Eighth Regiment, was with Col. Kershaw
, and those regiments brigaded together.
's Fourth Regiment was the first which engaged the enemy; it opened the ball.
It was stationed three miles to the left of the other South Carolina regiments, and, with the Louisiana
troops, suffered considerably.
, Lieut. Earle
, and other officers, were killed.
was severely, if not mortally, wounded.
was also wounded, and, it is feared, severely so. There were about a dozen officers and quite a number of privates killed, but their names were not remembered.
' 3d Regiment, Col. Bacon
's 7th, together with Col. Kirkland
's North Carolina
and Col. Kelley
's Louisiana regiments, constituted the centre of the general line, and held Mitchell's Ford, on the direct line from Fairfax Court-House to Manassas
These regiments were under a cannonade from sunrise until near sunset, but being entrenched they suffered but little.
Just before sundown, and when the right of the enemy gave way, they were ordered to charge the batteries in their front, which they executed in gallant style, led by Gen. Bonham
When the charge was made, the enemy promptly retired, and the loss of those regiments was small.
They pursued the enemy to Centreville
, and took near one million dollars' worth of Federal property.
It is believed that none of those regiments were killed, and but few wounded.
' (S. C.) Regiment was in Gen. Jones
' Brigade, and was situated some distance to the right of the general line near where the railway crosses Bull's Run
They were not in the fight until late in the afternoon, when they made an unsuccessful attempt to storm the battery on the extreme left of the enemy's line.
In this gallant charge they suffered considerably, but the particulars, as to the killed and wounded, are not yet ascertained.
I have not yet been able to obtain detailed reports of the killed and wounded in any of the South Carolina regiments or Hampton
The following is a list of the killed and wounded in the Macon (Ga.)
Guards, at the battle near Manassas
, on Sunday last:
, Walter C. Allen
, Wm. M. Jones
, and Wm. Garey
,) Joseph Goff
, George F. McLeod
, Miram Malsbey, Mr. Woods
, (of Fort Valley
,) and W. F. Blue
, both legs; Andrew McKenna
, shoulder, and Wm. Alnesworth
Several others of this company were very slightly wounded, and so slightly that the members do not regard their injuries as worthy of notice.