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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 8. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones),
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of operations against General Forrest in W. Sooy Smith . February, 1864
Report of General Forrest of operations against W. Sooy Smith in February, 1864. headquarte
On the morning of the 20th, Colonel Forrest met the enemy in force and fell back towa e and two batteries of artillery, joining Colonel Forrest within three miles of West Point.
Findin l Chalmers to dismount his division, throwing Forrest's brigade across the creek in front of the br the south bank of the stream, to support Colonel Forrest and protect him in the event he was compe rt and two batteries.
The enemy attacked Colonel Forrest at eight o'clock, and after a fight of tw eastworks of rails and logs, thrown up by Colonel Forrest, greatly protected his men, and our casua , making a determined stand.
McCulloch's and Forrest's brigades both arriving, with Hoole's batter e, the enemy gave way. In this engagement Colonel Forrest was killed, whilst rallying and leading h h took command of Forrest's brigade after Colonel Forrest fell, on the morning of the 22d ultimo.
Colonel Charles E. Hooker, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.2, Mississippi (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Chapter
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