Orders of Battle, 21 July, 1861
Army of the Shenandoah
General J E Johnston, Confederate States Army
Brigadier General T J Jackson, Confederate States Army
- Second Virginia Infantry Colonel J W Allen
- Fourth Virginia Infantry Colonel J F Preston
- Fifth Virginia Infantry Colonel K Harper
- Twenty-seventh Virginia Infantry, (7 companies) Lieutenant Colonel J Echols
- Thirty-third Virginia Infantry, (8 companies) Colonel A C Cummings
- First Rockbridge Artillery (4 pieces) Colonel & Acting Captain W N Pendleton
Note: Two companies of the 33rd Virginia Infantry were assigned to detached duty at Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia, on 18 July, 1861.
Colonel F S Bartow, Eighth Georgia Infantry
- Seventh Georgia Infantry Colonel L J Gartrell
- Eighth Georgia Infantry Lieutenant Colonel W N Gardner
- Ninth Georgia Infantry Colonel E R Goulding
- Eleventh Georgia Infantry Colonel G T Anderson
- 1st Kentucky Battalion Infantry, (6 companies), Major T Claiborne
- Wise Artillery, (4 pieces) First Lieutenant J Pelham
Note: The 1st Kentucky Battalion Infantry, the 2nd Kentucky Battalion Sharpshooters, the 9th Georgia Infantry, and the 11th Georgia Infantry, were detained at Piedmont Station, Fauquier County, Virginia, under the command of Colonel J H Forney, 10th Alabama Infantry, on 21 July, 1861.
Brigadier General B E Bee, Confederate States Army
- Fourth Alabama Infantry Colonel E J Jones
- Second Mississippi Infantry Colonel W C Falkner
- Eleventh Mississippi Infantry, (2 companies) Lieutenant Colonel P F Liddell
- Sixth North Carolina Infantry Colonel C F Fisher
- Staunton Artillery, (4 pieces) Captain J D Imboden
Note: The 1st Tennessee Infantry and eight companies of the 11th Mississippi Infantry were detained at Piedmont Station, Fauquier County, Virginia, under the command of Colonel J H Forney, 10th Alabama Infantry, on 21 July, 1861.
Colonel A Elzey, First Maryland Infantry
- First Maryland Infantry, (9 companies) Lieutenant Colonel G H Steuart
- Tenth Virginia Infantry Colonel S B Gibbons
- Thirteenth Virginia Infantry Colonel A P Hill
- Third Tennessee Infantry Colonel J C Vaughn
- Newtown Artillery, (4 pieces) First Lieutenant R F Beckham
Note: The 13th Virginia Infantry was assigned to garrison duty at Camp Pickens, near Manassas Junction, and guard duty at Yates' and Woodyard's Fords, on the Bull Run River, near Union Mills, Prince William County, Virginia, Virginia, in the afternoon on 21 July, 1861.
Brigadier General E K Smith, Confederate States Army
- Ninth Alabama Infantry Colonel C M Wilcox
- Tenth Alabama Infantry Colonel J H Forney
- Eleventh Alabama Infantry Colonel S Moore
- Nineteenth Mississippi Infantry Colonel C H Mott
- Thirty-eighth Virginia Infantry Colonel E J Jones
- Thomas Artillery, (4 pieces) Captain P B Stanard
Note: The 9th Alabama Infantry, the 10th Alabama Infantry, the 11th Alabama Infantry, the 19th Mississippi Infantry, and the 38th Virginia Infantry were detained at Piedmont Station, Fauquier County, Virginia, under the command of Colonel J H Forney, 10th Alabama Infantry, on 21 July, 1861.
- First Virginia Cavalry, (12 companies) Colonel J E B Stuart
Orders of Battle
The above painting, 'The Fourth Alabama', is by Don Troiani, modern America's finest historical artist.