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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 36. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.11 (search)
1862; lieutenant-general, May 23, 1863; died at Spring Hill, Tenn., January 25, 1892. Commands—Brigade composed of Fifth, Sixth and Twelfth Alabama and Twelfth Mississippi Regiments, Infantry, Army of the Potomac; subsequently brigade composed of First, Seventh, Eleventh and Seventeenth Regiments, Virginia Infantry, A. N. Va., division composed of the brigades of Elzey and Taylor, A. N. V.; commanding Second Army Corps, A. N. V., May 10, 1863; commanding Department of Richmond. John Buchanan Floyd, brigadier-general, May 23, 1861; died August 26, 1863. Commands—Commanding forces in Kanawha Valley, August 12 to September 19, 1861; brigade composed of Twentieth Mississippi and the Thirty-sixth, Fiftieth and Fifty-first Regiments, Virginia Infantry; commanding division at Fort Donelson, Tenn., February, 1862. Samuel Garland, Jr., brigadier-general, May 23, 1862; killed at South Mountain, September 14, 1862. Commands—Brigade composed of Fifth, Twelfth, Thirteenth, Twentie<
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 36. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.37 (search)
Cavalry raids in the War of Secession. From the times-dispatch, January 17, 1909. Major-General John B. Floyd and the State Line— surrender of Fort Donelson. Captain R. F. Gross, of the South Wales Borderers, whose command was a part of the advance guard of .General Lord Roberts in the recent Boer War, has favored us with a copy of his notes on the Cavalry Raids in the War of Secession. Captain Gross spent several days in Richmond during October last, and in one of our war taCharlottesville, who was an officer in the State Line, and for a time an aid on the staff of General Floyd, in which he says: I hope during the coming spring to be able to send you a condensed history of the State Line, commanded by General John B. Floyd; in fact, I have several letters written to my parents giving quite a full account of all the history of this command. The services rendered by the State Line under Floyd seem to have been completely ignored in large measure in the curre