returned to its old camps in that vicinity, the withdrawal of our entire force having been effected without serious molestation from the enemy.
In this action, Banks
commanded the Federal
troops immediately on the field, but Pope
came up at its close with a portion of McDowell
's Corps and the whole of Sigel
The loss in my brigade was 16 killed and 145 wounded, and the loss in General Jackson
's whole command was 223 killed, 1,060 wounded and 31 missing, making a total loss of 1,314.
The enemy's loss in killed and wounded very greatly exceeded ours, and we captured 400 prisoners, including one Brigadier General
), besides securing one piece of artillery and more than 5,000 small arms.
, or at least his soldiers, had now seen something more of the “rebels” than their backs, and he was soon to see other sights.
Shortly after our return from the battle, Lawton
's brigade was transferred from Jackson
's division to Ewell
's, and Starke
's Louisiana Brigade, newly created out of regiments which had been attached to other brigades during the battles around Richmond
, and had accompanied Hill
's division, was attached to Jackson
's command, as now constituted, was composed of fourteen brigades, to-wit: four in his own and Ewell
's divisions each; and six in Hill
's division, besides the artillery attached to the divisions (about four batteries to each); and Robertson
's cavalry which was co-operating with us.