Troops of the Army of the Shenandoah Engaged in the Battle of Manassas
O.R.– SERIES I–VOLUME 2 [S# 2] — CHAPTER IX, p. 569
HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,
August 23, 1861
COLONEL: In accordance with your request I send you a list of the regiments actually in the battle of the 21st of July, 1861:
Jackson’s Brigade.–Second Regiment. Virginia Volunteers, Col. J. H. Allen commanding; Fourth Regiment Virginia Volunteers, Col. James F. Preston commanding; Fifth Regiment Virginia Volunteers Col. Kenton Harper commanding; Twenty-seventh Virginia Volunteers, Lieutenant-Colonel Echols commanding, Colonel Gordon absent; Thirty-third Regiment Virginia Volunteers, Col. A. C. Cummings commanding.
Under General Bee, consisting of a part of his own and a part of Colonel Bartow’s brigade.–Seventh and Eighth Regiments Georgia Volunteers, Bartow’s; Second Regiment Mississippi Volunteers, Fourth Regiment Alabama Volunteers, Sixth Regiment North Carolina Volunteers, and two companies Eleventh Mississippi Volunteers, Bee’s.
E. K. Smith’s brigade.–Colonel Elzey, Tenth Regiment Virginia Volunteers, Third Regiment Tennessee Volunteers, and — Regiment Maryland Volunteers.
Batteries in action.–Colonel Pendleton’s, four pieces; Captain Imboden’s four pieces; Captain Alburtis’, four pieces; Captain Stanard’s, four pieces, and Lieutenant Beckham’s, four pieces.
Cavalry.–Col. J. E. B. Smart’s, with twelve companies.
I cannot furnish the strength of the regiments, companies, &c.
Respectfully, your obedient servant,
THOMAS G. RHETT
Col. THOMAS JORDAN,
Asst. Adjt. Gen., First Corps, Army of the Potomac