mac above and below Washington.
On the 28th, Federal troops guarded the northern, and Confederate troops the southern, end of the long bridge; but on the 30th, General Lee ordered the withdrawal of all troops between the long bridge and Alexandria, to avoid provoking a collision for which he was unprepared.
On the 5th of May, theVirginia.
The supposition of Colonel Terrett, who evacuated Alexandria, was that the Federals proposed to advance toward Leesburg.
The next day Bonham reported to Lee that he then had at Manassas Junction but 500 infantry, four pieces of artillery and one troop of cavalry.
Before the opening of the Manassas campaign there wereany officers served, on both sides, who afterward became distinguished, or famous.
On the Confederate side were Johnston, Beauregard, Stonewall Jackson, Stuart, Fitz Lee, Longstreet, Kirby Smith, Ewell, Early, Whiting, D. R. Jones, Sam Jones, Holmes, Evans, Elzey, Radford and Jordan—all graduates of West Point.
Among those hold