Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Maj. Pitts Yell” in chapter 8 of Col. John M. Harrell, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 10.2, Arkansas:

...election was ordered, he declined to be a candidate, and was appointed inspector of field transportation, in which capacity he served to the close of the war. Upon the reorganization of his regiment, Maj. Pitts Yell was elected colonel; Capt J. S. Brooks, lieutenant-colonel, and Capt. Sam Gibson, major. After serving for months at Fort Smith, the regiment was ordered to Louisiana, where Colonel Yell was killed...
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