e 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-fieS. A.
--Richmond Dispatch, July 26.
Report of Major Walton, of the Washington artillery.
Headquarters, Washington artillery, near Stone Bridge, Bull Run, July 22, 1861.
General: I have the honor to report:--On the morning of the 21st instant, (Sunday,) the battalion of Washington artillery, consisting of four companies, numbering 284 officers and men and thirteen guns--six 6-pounders, smooth bore, four 12-pound howitzers, and three rifled 6-pounders, all bronze — under my command,