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Colonel Charles E. Hooker, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.2, Mississippi (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 40 0 Browse Search
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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 8. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Report of General Forrest of operations against W. Sooy Smith in February, 1864. (search)
Report of General Forrest of operations against W. Sooy Smith in February, 1864. headquartedirection. On the morning of the 20th, Colonel Forrest met the enemy in force and fell back towae and two batteries of artillery, joining Colonel Forrest within three miles of West Point. Findinl 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 compert and two batteries. The enemy attacked Colonel Forrest at eight o'clock, and after a fight of tweastworks 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 battere, the enemy gave way. In this engagement Colonel Forrest was killed, whilst rallying and leading hh took command of Forrest's brigade after Colonel Forrest fell, on the morning of the 22d ultimo. [3 more...]
received several hundred more. In January Forrest organized four brigades of cavalry, to be comloch's brigades, and the brigades of Bell and Forrest (later Thompson) made up a division commandedsissippi, with orders to communicate with General Forrest. Sooy Smith's cavalry expedition made the railroad toward West Point. Meanwhile Forrest, learning of Smith's movement at Oxford, Febrnotified on the 17th to join him. On the 19th Forrest sent Bell's brigade to Columbus, Forrest's to, and advanced on West Point on the 20th. Colonel Forrest met his advance before West Point, and fel back skirmishing until he was joined by General Forrest, with McCulloch's and Richardson's brigadk position on the south bank to support. Colonel Forrest threw up a breastwork of rails and logs, w the enemy after him into the open country. Forrest, with his escort and a portion of Faulkner's ized his command, and at Okolona next morning Forrest, fully alive to the situation and confident o[10 more...]