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A Roster of General Officers , Heads of Departments, Senators, Representatives , Military Organizations, &c., &c., in Confederate Service during the War between the States. (ed. Charles C. Jones, Jr. Late Lieut. Colonel of Artillery, C. S. A.) 15 1 Browse Search
James D. Porter, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 7.1, Tennessee (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 11 1 Browse Search
Colonel Charles E. Hooker, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.2, Mississippi (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 6 0 Browse Search
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25, 1864. Commanding cavalry corps in East Tennessee, under General Longstreet; subsequently a division in Wheeler's cavalry corps, composed of the brigades of Morgan and Iverson. 66Nathan B. ForrestTennesseeGen. J. E. JohnstonDec. 4, 1863.Dec. 4, 1863. Jan. 25, 1864. Promoted Lieutenant-General February 28, 1865; assigned to the command of all cavalry in West Tennessee and North Mississippi, consisting of those of his own brigade and those of Chalmers, McCulloch, Richardson, Bell and Jeffrey Forrest; Lyon's brigade was afterwards added; the whole was organized into two divisions, commanded respectively by Chalmers and Buford. 67Charles W. FieldKentuckyLt. Gen. LongstreetFeb. 12, 1864.Feb. 12, 1864. Feb. 12, 1864. Division composed of Jenkins', Law's, Benning's, Anderson's and Gregg's brigades, Army of Northern Virginia. 68J. Patton AndersonFloridaGen. J. E. JohnstonFeb. 17, 1864.Feb. 17, 1864. Feb. 17, 1864. In 1864 assigned to the command of the District of Florida. 69W. B. Bat
A Roster of General Officers , Heads of Departments, Senators, Representatives , Military Organizations, &c., &c., in Confederate Service during the War between the States. (ed. Charles C. Jones, Jr. Late Lieut. Colonel of Artillery, C. S. A.), Brigadier-Generals of the Confederate States Army, alphabetically arranged. (search)
0, 1863. April 23, 1863. Commanding brigade in Chalmer's division, Forrest's cavalry corps, Army of the West. 20Ashby, TurnerVirginiaGen. Tneral, and assigned to command of a brigade in Jackson's division, Forrest's cavalry corps. 39Bell, Tyree H.TennesseeMaj. Gen. ForrestNov., Maj. Gen. ForrestNov., 1863.Nov., 1863. April 23, 1863. Brigade composed of the 2d, 15th, 17th and 20th Georgia regiments, Hood's division, Longstreet's corps, Army862. April 22, 1863. Assigned to the command of the 2d division of Forrest's cavalry, composed of the brigades of Colonels Thompson and Bell; L. Polk1864.1864. 1865. Commanding brigade in Jackson's division, Forrest's cavalry corps. 62Canty, JamesAlabamaMaj. Gen. BucknerJan. 8, 18signed in January, 1864, to the command of the cavalry brigades of Forrest and McCulloch, constituting the 1st division of Forrest's cavalry;Forrest's cavalry; Rucker's brigade subsequently constituted a part of this command; in 1862 commanded 2d brigade, Reserve corps, Army of the Mississippi, comp
Colonel Charles E. Hooker, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.2, Mississippi (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Biographical. (search)
Chalmers was placed in command of the military district of Mississippi and East Louisiana. In 1864 he was assigned to the command of the cavalry brigades of Jeffrey Forrest and McCulloch, forming the First division of Forrest's cavalry. This division was subsequently enlarged by the addition of Rucker's brigade. General ChalmerForrest's cavalry. This division was subsequently enlarged by the addition of Rucker's brigade. General Chalmers bore a conspicuous part in the battle of Fort Pillow and in all the brilliant campaigns of Forrest in north Mississippi, west Tennessee and Kentucky, as well as in the Tennessee campaign of Hood. February 18, 1865, he was put in command of all the Mississippi cavalry in the Confederate service in Mississippi and west Tennessee. Forrest in north Mississippi, west Tennessee and Kentucky, as well as in the Tennessee campaign of Hood. February 18, 1865, he was put in command of all the Mississippi cavalry in the Confederate service in Mississippi and west Tennessee. After the war General Chalmers was quite prominent in the politics of Mississippi. He was elected to the State Senate in 1875 and 1876, and in 1876 as a representative of his district to the Congress of the United States, serving in the Forty-fifth and Forty-sixth Congresses. He received the certificate of election to the Forty
and missing. General Forrest reported that his brigade, commanded by Col. Jeffrey Forrest, successfully disputed Smith's crossing of the Sakatonchee creek, forcedt, and drove him from that place to within ten miles of Pontotoc, in two days. Forrest pursued the retiring enemy with his escort, a section of Morton's battery, a dgade, and never gave them rest until the Federal forces reached Okolona, where Forrest charged the enemy with Bell's brigade under Colonel Barteau, and forced him frith reformed and awaited the Confederate attack, soon made by McCulloch's and Forrest's brigades and Hoole's battery. General Forrest stated that after a short butGeneral Forrest stated that after a short but obstinate resistance the enemy gave way. After the Federal forces reached the hills between Okolona and Pontotoc, the Second Tennessee, Colonel Barteau, and the Seof colors and one piece of artillery. After this, for want of ammunition, General Forrest abandoned the pursuit. In the combat at Okolona, Col. Jeff. E. Forrest,