Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Colonel Chenault” in chapter 1.57 of Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35.:
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He was an officer who had no superior in bravery and devotion to the cause for which he fought.
It is said that Private E. Waller Combs, of Company A, killed the soldier who killed Colonel Chenault .
Combs shot him just as he was in the act of shooting the colonel, and both men fell dead at practically the same instant.
Major McCreary assumed command of the regiment after Colonel Chenault wa...
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