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Complete and authentic issue of The Daily Delta, New Orleans, September 7, 1861, 4pp., disbound, tanned, VG. From the front page, running 2-1/2 columns and signed in type, "The Battle of Bull Run. Beauregard's Official report. Exceptional detail. In part, "With the general results of the engagement between several brigades of my command and a considerable force of the enemy ... despite a well-planned, well executed effort to cut off the retreat of Bonham's Brigade-first at Germantown and subsequently at Centreville, whence he withdrew by my direction, after midnight, without collision, although enveloped on three sides by their lines. This movement had the intended effect of deceiving the enemy, as to my ulterior purposes, and led him to anticipate an unrevised passage of Bull Run. As prescribed, in the first and second sections of the paper herewith, marked "A," on the morning of the 17th of July, my troops resting on Bull Run, from Union Mills Ford to the Stone Bridge, a distance of about eight miles, were posted as follows: Ewell's Brigade occupied a position in vicinity of Union Mills Ford. It consisted of Rhodes's 5th and Seibel's 6th Regiments, of Alabama, and Seymour's 6th Regiment of Louisiana Volunteers, with four 12-pounder howitzers, of Walton's Battery, and Harrison's, Green's and Cabell's Companies of Virginia Cavalry. D. R. Jones' Brigade was in position in rear of McLean's Ford, and consisted of Jenkins' 5th South Carolina, and Burt's 17th and Fetherstone's 18th Regiments of Mississippi Volunteers, with two brass 6-pounder guns of Walton's Battery, and one company of Cavalry. Longstreet's Brigade covered Blackburn's Ford, and consisted of Moore's First, Garland's Eleventh and Corse's Seventeenth Regiments Virginia Volunteers, with two 6-pounder brass guns of Walton's Battery…". Much more content.
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The New Orleans Daily Delta reports On The Battle of First Bull Run.

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