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Kirkland Brigadier-General W. W. Kirkland, as colonel of the Eleventh North Carolina volunteers, known later as the Twenty-first regiment, reached the field in Virginia in time to participate in the affair at Mitchell's ford on Bull run, with Bonham's brigade, on July 18, 1861. On the memorable 21st of July he was field officer of the day for the brigade, and at 2:30 a. m brought to General Bonham information of the approach of the enemy toward the stone bridge. His regiment manfully sustaGeneral Bonham information of the approach of the enemy toward the stone bridge. His regiment manfully sustained a heavy fire through the day, and at 3 p. m. assisted in the pursuit of the enemy. Subsequently he was assigned to the brigade of Col. Jubal A. Early, and later to that of General Trimble, and with General Ewell's division participated in the Shenandoah valley campaign of 1862. Trimble's command opened the attack on Winchester, May 25th, and Kirkland and his regiment gallantly dashed into the western part of the town, driving in the pickets, and was for a time exposed to murderous fire f