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Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative, Chapter 19: battle of Chickamauga (search)
Croxton's brigade, supported by the other two brigades of Brannan's division, was ordered to advance. This brought on the by wings extending well to the rear. Next on the right was Brannan's division of the 14th, and then Negley's, of the same. T order of the divisions: Baird, Johnson, Palmer, Reynolds, Brannan, Wood, Davis, Sheridan. About this time another message fessed, and the aide who brought it informed Rosecrans that Brannan was out of line and Reynolds's right was exposed. On thise battle. Reynolds's division was slightly echeloned with Brannan's, but no one other than Reynolds considered it worthy of note. When Wood obeyed his order and reached the ground, Brannan was found to already occupy it, and Thomas sent Wood on to division at a double-quick to the left, passing in rear of Brannan's division to reach the right of Reynolds. He had advance and Reynolds, — whose positions had not been changed, and Brannan, with fragments of Wood, Negley, and Van Cleve. With thes