Statistics for occurrence #1 of “William Phillips” in chapter 1 of Joseph T. Derry , A. M. , Author of School History of the United States; Story of the Confederate War, etc., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 6, Georgia:
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On January 23d, Governor Brown, accompanied by his aide-de-camp, Hon. Henry R. Jackson, who had experienced military life as a colonel of a Georgia regiment in Mexico, and Col. William Phillips , visited Captain Elzey and made a verbal request that he withdraw his command from the State.
Upon that officer's refusal, Col. Alfred Cumming, commanding the Augusta battalion of militia, was orde...
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