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Col. O. M. Roberts, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.1, Alabama (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 21 3 Browse Search
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general and was captured at Cumberland Gap; Col. J. C. Reid, Lieut.-Cols. T. W. W. Davis, transferred to the navy, and W. L. Butler, who was wounded and captured at Nashville; Colonel Carter, Lieutenant-Colonel Oliver and Major Wood, after the consol, 1862. Vol. XXIII, Part 2—(735, 942, 959) Twenty-eighth in Polk's army corps, April to August, 1863. July 31st, Maj. W. L. Butler commanding regiment. No. 51—(15) Assignment as above, September 19-20, 1863. (340, 344) General Manigault's repe and Sergeant Craig were efficient. He calls especial attention to the conduct and bearing of Col. J. C. Reid and Maj. W. L. Butler. (347, 351) Colonel Reid's report of battle of Chickamauga. One gun belonging to Waters' battery was left because t. Hugh G. Lollar. No. 74—(640, 649, 656, 663, 671) Manigault's brigade, Hindman's division, Hood's corps, Lieut.-Col. William L. Butler commanding regiment, April to August, 1864. (781) Mentioned in General Manigault's report of engage
ard became part of the Phillips legion, Hampton's cavalry, in which organization they did some hard fighting. Their captains were Andrew P. Love, McKenzie and Roberts. Captain Love was captured at Dinwiddie. Extracts from official war Records. No. 82—(763) July 11, 1864, assigned, by special orders, No. 161, to the Jeff Davis legion of cavalry. (823) Field returns, July, 1864. No. 88—(656) Transferred to Phillips' legion, September, 1864. (1219) August 10, 1864; Young's brigade, Butler's division, Hampton's cavalry corps. (1310) September, 1864, with Phillips' legion, assignment as above. The Twenty-Fourth battalion, Alabama Cavalry. The Twenty-fourth battalion of cavalry was organized late in the war; it was detached from Roddey's brigade when the latter was transferred to Polk's army in April, 1864, and remained with the army of Tennessee, serving with General Wheeler's cavalry. It was in Hannon's brigade until January, 1865, when it was transferred to Hag
Col. O. M. Roberts, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.1, Alabama (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Battles of the armies in Virginia in which Alabama troops were engaged. (search)
21. Gen. Lee, 9,000.—Federal, Gen. Grant; loss 2725 k, 13,416 w, 2258 m. Alabama troops, same as at Wilderness. Arrowfield Church, Va., May 9-10.—Federal, Gen. Butler; loss 36 k, 188 w, 19 m. Drewry's Bluff, Va., May 12 to 16. Gen. Beauregard, 25,000; total loss 2500.—Federal, Gen. Butler, 35,000; loss 390 k, 2380 w, 1390 Gen. Butler, 35,000; loss 390 k, 2380 w, 1390 m. Alabama troops, 41st, 43d, 59th, 60th, 23d Battn. Inf. Ware Bottom Church, Va., May 18 to 20.—Federal, loss 103 k, 796 w, 49 m. Alabama troops, 41st, 43d, 59th, 60th, 23d Battn. Inf. Bermuda Hundred, Va., May 16 to 30. Gen. Beauregard, 12,000.— Federal, Gen. Butler, 13,000; loss 11 k, 89 w, 21 m. Alabama troops,Gen. Butler, 13,000; loss 11 k, 89 w, 21 m. Alabama troops, 41st, 43d, 59th, 60th, 23d Battn. Inf. North Anna and Tolopotomoy, Va., May 23 to 27. Gen. Lee; total loss 2000.—Federal. Gen. Grant; loss 223 k, 1460 w, 290 m. Alabama troops, 3d, 4th, 5th, 6th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 13th, 14th, 15th, 44tb, 47th, 48th, 61st Inf. Sheridan's raid, Va., May 25 to 30,—Federal,
as ordered to take command of Barton's brigade at Drewry's bluff, and led it in the battle in which Beauregard drove back Butler's army. Being sent now to Lee, Gen. A. P. Hill placed him in command of Archer's and Walker's brigades, and this force, ervice. On the approach of Sherman's army he was assigned to command at Columbia, S. C., and in February took command of Butler's brigade of cavalry. He was actively engaged in the attack on Kilpatrick's camp, served on the staff of Gen. Joseph E. Johnston at Bentonville, and then resumed command of Butler's cavalry. He was promoted to major-general, just before the surrender, on the recommendation of Generals Johnston and Hampton. After the war he resided in South Carolina and became connec 1892, when he served as chairman of the campaign committee. In recent years he was a member of the law firm of Shelley, Butler & Martin, Washington, D. C., his associates being Gen. M. C. Butler and J. H. G. Martin. Brigadier-General Edward Dorr