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e was with Bate's division in the campaign against Murfreesboro, and in a gallant fight at Overall's creek Colonel Bullock was wounded. Another severe fight followed on the Wilkinson pike, near Murfreesboro, and the brigade moved to Nashville in time to do gallant service as Hood's line was crumbling under the assault of Thomas' legions. In his report of this campaign General Bate commends the service of Colonel Bullock and his brigade, stating that after Bullock was severely wounded on December 4th, near Murfreesboro, Maj. Jacob A. Lash took command of the brigade until the arrival of Maj. Glover A. Ball. At Nashville Major Lash was captured. The Florida brigade was finally in the field during the campaign in the Carolinas, under the command of Col. Daniel L. Kenan, of the Sixth. It took part in the battle of Columbia, February 17, 1865, and, greatly reduced in numbers, reached the field of Bentonville, March 19th, and went into battle, Colonel Kenan commanding Bate's division.
for a time in Lake City. In 1875 he removed to Jacksonville. He served in Congress from 1875 to 1879. In 1879 he was again elected but the seat was contested and given to his opponent. In 1887 he was appointed by Governor Perry to fill a vacancy in the United States Senate until an election could be held. Since the expiration of that service he has lived quietly at his Florida home. Major-General William Wing Loring was a soldier from his boyhood. He was born in Wilmington, N. C., December 4, 8 18; in early childhood became a resident of Florida, and when only fourteen years of age was in the ranks of the volunteers, fighting Indians in the swamps and everglades. He did not have a West Point training, but he was educated in the true school of the soldier—active campaign life. On June 16, 1837, he was appointed a second lieutenant. After that he went to school at Alexandria, Va., and Georgetown, D. C. He afterward studied law and was admitted in 1842 to practice. He then w