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The Daily Dispatch: August 20, 1861., [Electronic resource] 1 1 Browse Search
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The Second Virginia Regiment. Headq's 2d Reg't Va. Volunteers, August 10, 1861. Mr. N. B. Meade-- Dear Sir: --Hearing that the action of the 2d Regiment, during the engagement of the 21st ult., has been variously represented and misunderstood, I send you a copy of my official report, which you will do me the favor to publish in your next issue. Very respectfully yours, &c., J. W. Allen, Colonel 2d Regiment. Brigadier-General Jackson-- Sir: --I have the honor to make the following report of the operations of the regiment under my command, on Sunday, July 21st. About 1 P. M., I was directed to station my regiment on the edge of the pine thicket, to support the battery immediately on my right, with directions to fire when the enemy appeared in sight over the hill, then to charge and to drive them back with the bayonet. In this position my men lay somewhat under cover of the hill for more than an hour and a half, during all of which time they were exposed to