CHAP..xlv.] BALL'S BLUFF AND EDWARDS FERRY, VA. 289
OCTOBER 21-24, 1861.—Operations on the Potomac near Leesburg, Va.,
including engagement at Ball's Bluff* (21st) and action (22d) near Ed-
No. 1.—Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan, U. S. Army, with orders.
No. 2.—Brig. Gen. Charles P. Stone, U. S. Army.
No. 3.—Return of casualties in the Union forces.
No. 4.—Col. Charles Devens, Fifteenth Massachusetts Infantry.
No. 5.—Col. Edward W. Hinks, Nineteenth Massachusetts Infantry.
No. 6.—Lieut. Col. Francis W. Palfrey, Twentieth Massachusetts Infantry.
No. 7.—Capt. William F. Bartlett, Twentieth Massachusetts Infantry.
No. 8.—Col. Milton Cogswell, Forty-second New York Infantry.
No. 9.—Lieut. Col. James J. Mooney, Forty-second New York Infantry.
No. 10.—Lieut. Col. Isaac J. Wistar, Seventy-first Pennsylvania Infantry.
No. 11.—Capt. F. G. Young, U. S. Army, of Colonel Baker's staff.
No. 12.—Brig. Gen. Charles P. Stone, U. S. Army, of operations opposite Edwards
Ferry, October 23-24.
No. 13.—Brig. Gen. Willis A. Gorman, U. S. Army, of operations opposite Edwards
Ferry, October 21-24.
No. 14.—Maj. John Mix, Third New York Cavalry, of reconnaissance and skirmish,
October 21, on Leesburg road.
No. 15.—Brig. Gen. John J. Abercrombie, U. S. Army, of operations opposite Ed-
wards Ferry, October 22-24.
No. 16.—Maj. Gen. Nathaniel P. Banks, U. S. Army, of march to re-enforce Brigadier-
No. 17.—Francis L. Buxton, U. S. Secret Service, of Confederate strength at Lees-
No. 18.—Brig. Gen. Charles P. Stone, U. S. Army, (letter) to chairman of Joint Com-
mittee on Conduct of the War.
No. 19.—Secretary of War (letter) to Speaker of the House of Representatives.
No. 20.—General G. T. Beauregard, C. S. Army, with congratulatory orders.
No. 21.—Brig. Gen. N. G. Evans, C. S. Army, including action October 22, with cor-
No. 22.—Return of casualties in the Confederate forces, October 21-22.
No. 23.—Col. William Barksdale, Thirteenth Mississippi Infantry, of operations Octo-
No. 24.—Capt. W. J. Eckford, Thirteenth Mississippi Infantry, of action near Edwards
No. 25.—Capt. L. D. Fletcher, Thirteenth Mississippi Infantry.
No. 26.—Col. W. S. Featherston, Seventeenth Mississippi Infantry.
No. 27.—Lieut. Col. John McGuirk, Seventeenth Mississippi Infantry, of events Octo-
No. 28.—Capt. W. L. Duff, Seventeenth Mississippi Infantry.
No. 29.—Lieut. Col. Thomas M. Griffin, Eighteenth Mississippi Infantry.
No. 30.—Col. Eppa Hunton, Eighth Virginia Infantry.
No. 31.—Col. Walter H. Jeuifer, C. S. Army, commanding cavalry.
* This engagement is also known as the battle of Leesburg, Harrison's Island, or
t Of engagement at Ball's Met', when not otherwise indicated.
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