After the fall of Nashville, and while General Johnston was at Murfreesboro with his troops, and while General Forrest was at Nashville superintending the removal of stores, I was at General Johnston's headquarters in Murfreesboro, hav under Hardee, Crittenden, and Pillow respectively; with a reserve brigade under Breckinridge, and the Texas Rangers and Forrest's cavalry unattached.
The brigade-commanders were Hindman, Cleburne, Carroll, Statham, Wood, Bowen, and Breckinridge.
e movement was covered by a cloud of cavalry, Helm's First Kentucky, Scott's Louisiana, Wirt Adams's Mississippi, and by Forrest's and Morgan's commands, who were bold and energetic in harassing the enemy.
The incessant rains, varying from a drizzle raid --a wild dash at the enemy's communications-is, of course, as old as warfare.
But Morgan, and after him, Stuart, Forrest, and others, made it historic and heroic.
For the raid, the torpedo, and the ram — a modified revival of the old Roman