Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Col. W. G. Swanson” in chapter 1.1 of Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 26.:
...outlawed by President Davis, and is generally detested.
He should keep, as heretofore, to the rear, and avoid capture.
Remained all day on outpost, but the enemy did not approach us. Col. W. G. Swanson 's 61st Ala. regiment joined our brigade, and the 26th Ala., Col. E. A. O'Neal, was transferred to Mobile.
Promoted Brigadier-General and placed in command of Rodes' Brigade.
As there were only ni...
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