nd assembling at the former of these camps was at first under the orders of General Bonham, of South Carolina; but before the close of May, the obvious importance of ommand the Confederate troops at Harper's Ferry.
About the time, however, that Bonham was replaced by Beauregard, the command of the force at Harper's Ferry, which bMcLean's Ford; the brigades of Longstreet and Jackson, at Blackburn's Ford; and Bonham's brigade, at Mitchell's Ford.
Other commands were in reserve and between thes the brigades of Jones, at McLean's Ford; Longstreet, at Blackburn's Ford; and Bonham, at Mitchell's Ford.
By such a movement, adds Beauregard, I confidently expecttle.
Report of the Battle of Manassas. Leaving Ewell, Jones, Longstreet, and Bonham at their positions along the lower fords to make demonstrations against the Fe consisting of Holmes' two regiments and a battery, Early's brigade, and two of Bonham's regiments and a battery, were immediately ordered up to support the Confedera