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he First Florida infantry regiment. These companies were respectively commanded by Captains Anderson, Amaker, Cropp, Powell, Hilton, Baker, Bradford, Gee, Myers, Lamar and Bright. The organization of the regiment was effected and field officers chosen. Capt. J. Patton Anderson was elected colonel; William Beard of Tallahassee, lieutenant col-onel; and Thaddeus A. McDonell of Gainesville, major. They were ordered to report at Pensacola to General Bragg, who on the 8th of March, 86, had been appointed brigadier-general in the provisional army and assigned to duty in Florida, with headquarters at Pensacola. On the 5th of April, 1861, they began their march, a dispatch being forwarded by Theodore W. Brevard, adjutant-general of Florida, that about 580 men belonging to the counties east of the Chattahoochee river would take steamers at that point for Columbus, where transportation and subsistence would be expected. The companies on the west side of the river would march through.
ded. At Belfield, and at Hatcher's run, February 4, 1865, they did gallant service. The Eleventh Florida regiment originated in a battalion organized by Theodore W. Brevard, of Tallahassee, afterward prominently identified with the career of the regiment. In June, 1860, Mr. Brevard was made adjutant and inspector-general for tMr. Brevard was made adjutant and inspector-general for the State; but when war became a certainty he resigned that office to enter active service, feeling that he was too young a man to hold a safe and easy position while others were in peril. He therefore obtained a commission to raise a company of volunteers early in the spring of 1861. This company was one of those that formed the ordered from the State to Virginia it was known as the Representative regiment of Florida. Receiving a commission to raise a battalion of partisan rangers, Captain Brevard returned to Florida for that purpose in the summer of 1862. Six companies forming the Second battalion soon enlisted, commanded by Captains Bird, Mays, Stewar
the temporary rank of brigadier-general. Brigadier-General Theodore W. Brevard, then in the rank of major, was commanding 62-63. This was at first a cavalry command, designated as Brevard's Partisan Rangers, and consisting of four companies. In urred in the suburbs of Jacksonville on March 11, 1863, Major Brevard was commended for gallant conduct by General Finegan, wke City on March 31st, says: My orders were executed by Major Brevard with promptness, gallantry and discretion. In December, 1863, Brevard's battalion (the First Florida) had been increased to five companies, and Major Brevard had been promoted to Major Brevard had been promoted to lieutenantcol-onel. This battalion was in the brigade of Gen. Joseph Finegan and participated in the battle of Olustee, Febous to Grant of his whole military career. In this battle Brevard led his battalion. In August, 1864, he was promoted to come the close of the war. Upon the restoration of peace General Brevard returned to Florida and strove to be as useful to his