as a fine officer, and was highly esteemed for his many noble traits of character.
After considerable skirmishing here and in the neighborhood of Bristow the enemy fell back to Manassas.
Gen. S., determined that they should not have any time to rest, followed close upon their heels to this old battle ground.
He fought them here with the same success that he had on other fields, driving them across Bull Run.
In speaking of individual heroism, I cannot fail to mention the name of Capt. T. W. Haines, commanding company H. 9th Virginia cavalry, who was severely wounded at Manassas while gallantly leading his sharp shooters.
His loss is deeply regretted by his command.
The defeat of Gen. Kilpatrick at New Baltimore by Gen. Stuart was of the most complete character.
Gen. Stuart attacked Kilpatrick early on the morning of the 19th, and walloped him severely, driving him ten miles or more, capturing two hundred and fifty prisoners; also, a large number of ambulances and wagons,