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taken a recess until March, Maj. H. A. Montgomery, of Memphis, completed his line of magnetic telegraph from that city to Little Rock. A line had already given communication from Memphis to Helena, Ark., on the Mississippi river, in the midst of one of the most productive cotton regions in the State. Montgomery had, the year before, obtained a charter for a company to operate this line, of which Charles P. Bertrand, a wealthy citizen and lawyer, formerly of New York, was president, and James Henry, a merchant, formerly of Massachusetts, was secretary. Major Montgomery was a practical operator, with L. C. Baker for his assistant and, eventually, chief operator. On the evening of the completion of his line to Memphis, Montgomery called on the writer of this history with the announcement that he was about to send his first dispatch, which it was his desire to have the writer formulate. He was in earnest, and the initial message was framed and handed him, containing, among other th
. E. Cleveland, Thomas Falls, L. R. Hill and C. W. Wood; total, 8. Captain King's company: Killed, 6—H. C. Harden, Perry King, Wm. Barker, J. W. Howell, T. J. Kelly and John Hitcher, Jr. Wounded, 16—Capt. J. M. King, John Lemoyne, W. J. Dorris, B. F. Mayberry, J. Harbinger, G. W. Amfrey, Garrett Ford, W. J. Dailey, S. C. Hicks, H. M. Hicks, A. Ashley, Robert W. Beacham, Perry Shilling, George Halsum, H. J. Kelly and D. L. Crenshaw; total, 22. Captain Arrington's company: Wounded, 2—James Henry and R. P. Smith. Captain Flanagin's company: Killed, 2—J. G. Malone and G. F. Flanagin. Wounded, 7—A. K. White, J. F. Bridgway, J. H. Anderson, S. D. Trapp, Thomas Goran, John Holder and W. F. Holder; total, 9. Captain Witherspoon's company: Wounded, 2—W. H. Morley and Lieut. G. Ashley. Captain Brown's company: Wounded, 6—Joseph White, Joe Wright, Harvey Holman, W. Flanagin, Thomas Wilkins and W. Jeter. Captain Gamble's company: Killed, 1-Sergt. J. M. Carrigan. Wounde
t Devall's Bluff, in April, 1861, with the following officers: Colonel H. P. Smead, of Columbia county; Lieut.-Col. Ben Hale, of Hot Springs; Maj. D. L. Kilgore, of Magnolia; Quartermaster T. P. Dockery, Commissary H. Bussy. The captains were: Company A, J. G. Johnson, of Lewisville; B, H. G. P. Williams, of Hillsboro; C, B. R. Matthews, of Eldorado; D, John Cook, of Falcon; E, P. Dismukes, of Columbia county; F, J. I. Kendrick, of Columbia county; G, William C. Langford, of Eldorado, H, James Henry, of Hot Springs county. Under an act of Congress the regiment was reorganized by electing Tom Dockery, colonel; W. H. Dismukes, lieutenantcol-onel, and H. G. P. Williams, major. From Memphis it was ordered to Fort Pillow. April 2, 1862, the Federal fleet which had caused the evacuation of Island No.10 proceeded eighty miles below to Fort Pillow, and began a vigorous bombardment of that place and of Randolph, about twelve miles below, on the bluffs of Tennessee. Both places were rendere