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at Stone Bridge, the crossing of the Warrenton Pike, Evans's demibrigade of a regiment and a half, which formedfter his arrival from the Shenandoah, scouted beyond Evans's position on the Confederate left. McDowell, forentle slopes toward the valley of Young's Branch. Evans, the quick-witted Confederate commander with that derattled away with their musketry, but did no more. Evans first sent a regiment up the Bull Run toward Burnsidmmenced their more terrifying discharges. At 9.15 Evans's Confederates opened a vigorous fire, which caused e ordered to the assailed left. Bee, the nearest to Evans, spurred on by the firing, reached him first and too battery and supported it by his large brigade. But Evans was already across the valley northward and calling . Bee thereupon forwarded the most of his force to Evans's support. But before an hour all the Confederates ion troops from Stone Bridge had worked their way to Evans's new right. Bee's Confederates, running to the rea
Oliver Otis Howard, Autobiography of Oliver Otis Howard, major general , United States army : volume 1, Chapter 12: General George B. McClellan and the organization of the army of the Potomac (search)
t I am anticipating the order of events. Possibly the Army of the Potomac thus formed and located might have remained sheltered along the Virginia Heights free from trials by combat or battle during the important time of incubation and growth had it not been for the Confederates. General Johnston at Centreville, Va., though disposed himself to stand mainly on the defensive, still had a teasing way of letting loose certain of his restless subordinates, such as Ashby, Stuart, Barksdale, and Evans. While, during the fall of 1861, I was working away as a sort of school general at Bladensburg and vicinity and serving on those depleting boards and on several tedious courts-martial, there were several collisions which the enemy provoked or our troops brought on by foraging movements. For example, Stuart, my classmate, made his way to Loudon County, Va., about August 1st, and pushed out detachments here and there in the rudest way; one showed itself near The Point of rocks, south of th