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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 29. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Memoir of Jane Claudia Johnson. (search)
e, who covered themselves with glory on this fiercely contested battle-field—viz: Stovall's and Cummings's brigades, and part of Hoke's division. We were marching along the main road leading from Second Georgia regiment, made brigadier-general for gallantry on the field, was ordered to lead Cummings's brigade on the left of our line. In this charge, so highly spoken of by the general commandips, he said Lieutenant Hardee, dispatched to that point with the reserves, met it in front with Cummings's (Georgia) brigade—the only infantry up—while cavalry, directed by Lieutenant-General Hampton on its flanks, and by combined attacks this corps was promptly driven back. In this engagement Cummings's brigade, under Colonel Henderson, and the Eighth Texas cavalry, distinguished themselves. Inr gallant Henderson, said: I forward herewith the report of Colonel R. J. Henderson, commanding Cummings's brigade. Of the action of the brigade in repulsing, in conjunction with a small body of cava<