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Statement of artillery lost in the battle of Bull Run, July 21, 1861.

Batteries. Commanders.

First U. S. Artillery, Company Lieutenant Edwards.

G (two 20-pounder Parrots, one

30-pounder Parrot).

First U. S. Artillery, Company Captain Ricketts.

I (six 10-pounder Parrots).

Second U. S. Artillery, Captain Arnold.

Company D.

Second U. S. Artillery, Captain Carlisle.

Company E (two 13-pounder

James, two 6-pounders (old),

two 12-pounder howitzers).

Fifth U. S. Artillery [Company Captain Griffin.

D], (two 10-pounder Parrotts,

two 6-pounders (old), two 12-pounder howitzers).

Rhode Island Battery (six 13-pounder James). ....

Total lost. ....

Guns lost.

Batteries. Rifled. Smooth Total. Remarks.

bore.

First U. S. Artillery, Company 1 ... 1 20-pounders

G (two 20-pounder Parrots, one saved.

30-pounder Parrot).

First U. S. Artillery, Company 6 ... 6 None saved.

I (six 10-pounder Parrots).

Second U. S. Artillery, 2 2 4 None saved.

Company D.

Second U. S. Artillery, 2 2 4 Two 6-pounders

Company E (two 13-pounder saved.

James, two 6-pounders (old),

two 12-pounder howitzers).

Fifth U. S. Artillery [Company 1 4 5 One 10-pounder

D], (two 10-pounder Parrotts, saved.

two 6-pounders (old), two 12-pounder howitzers).

Rhode Island Battery (six 13-pounder James). 5 ... 5 One saved.

Total lost. 17 8 25

IRVIN MCDOWELL,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.

JAMES B. FRY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT NORTHEASTERN VIRGINIA,

Arlington, August 12, 1861.

COLONEL: My attention has been called by those interest to two omissions in my report of the battle of the 21st ultimo near Manassas, made I ask leave to make the following corrections, wishing that they be made part of my original report:

1. In speaking of the retreat, I mentioned that it was covered by Colonel Blenker's brigade. I should have said Colonel Richardson's and Colonel blenker's brigades. The former was on the left of the Centreville ridge, and the latter in front of it, on the Warrenton road. Each covered the retreat of those on the respective roads to the common point-Centreville; from there to the rear Colonel Richardson was behind, and covered the main body.

2. In speaking of the action on the left at Blackburn's Ford, I mentioned Colonel Richardson's and Major Hunt's reports as giving the account of what transpired in that direction. In this connection I omitted to mention Colonel T. A. Davies' report, and now beg to refer to it as necessary to a full account of this part of the battle. He was engaged to the left of Richardson, and repulsed an attempt of the enemy to turn our left.

I have the honor to be, very respectfully, your most obedient servant,

IRVIN MCDOWELL,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.

Lieutenant Colonel E. D. TOWNSEND,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Headquarters of the Army.

Numbers 7. Report of Major John G. Barnard, U. S. Corps of Engineers.

WASHINGTON, July 29, 1861.

SIR: On the 18th of July, at about 9 a. m., I joined the commanding general about two miles beyond Fairfax Court-House, on the road to