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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 9. (ed. Frank Moore) 4 0 Browse Search
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oy's Station, moved westward toward the Chattahoochee, taking position facing us and covering the West-Point Railroad, about Palmetto Station. He also threw a pontoon-bridge across the Chattahoochee, and sent cavalry detachments to the west, in the direction of Carrolton and Powder Springs. About the same time President Davis visited Macon and his army at Palmetto, and made harangues referring to an active campaign against us. Hood still remained in command of the confederate forces, with Cheatham, S. D. Lee, and Stewart commanding his three corps, and Wheeler in command of his cavalry, which had been largely reinforced. My cavalry consisted of two divisions; one was stationed at Decatur, under command of Brigadier-General Garrard; the other, commanded by Brigadier-General Kilpatrick, was posted near Sandtown, with a pontoon-bridge over the Chattahoochee, from which he could watch any movement of the enemy toward the west. As soon as I became convinced that the enemy intended t
so severely. My regiment behaved as gallantly as any body of men could do. Lieutenant-Colonel Watts, Major Breckinridge, Lieutenant Kelso, of company A, and Lieutenant Walton, of company C, were severely wounded. Privates William Watson, Caleb Dooley, of company A; B. Peck, S. W. McCluer, C. Frazier, J. M. Denton, and W. Bishop, of company C; S. Martin, company D; J. Shelton, G. T. Rucker, company E; F. P. Harris, J. M. Garrett, G. Leftwitch, L. Roberts, company F; Jenkins, company G; R. A. Cheatham and James Walker, company H; Joseph Perkins and Moss, company K, and John Lonely and R. W. Nelson, of Captain Brown's Maryland company, were severely wounded and disabled. Some twelve others were slightly wounded, but continued with the command. Privates F. Noel and B. Watson, of company A, and Mann, company H, were killed. It is proper to state that my own horse was killed, and that I was dismounted by a blow. I did not pursue the enemy farther than Bull Run. General Robertson came