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is 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. In this last great battle of the army of Tennessee the Florida troops fought with their old-time gallantry and suffered severe losses. Colonel Kenan displayed brilliant soldier ship and received a severe wound amid the thickest of the fight, which caused the loss of a leg, depriving the country, said General Bate, of the services of a most g