Battle of Sailor's Creek.
for further account of this battle, see ante page 83:—Recollections of a participant as to the part taken therein by Hunton's Brigade. [from the Richmond Dispatch, April 12, 1896.] part taken in it by the Savannah guard.
But few survivors now of the guard.
To the Editor of the Dispatch.
The Savannah Volunteer Guards Battalion fought its last battle at Sailor's Creek, in which engagement many Savannahians were killed and wounded.
The Guards were known in the Confederate army as the 18th Battalion of Georgia Volunteers, which was commanded by the gallant Major (afterward Colonel) W. S. Basinger, a distingushed lawyer and citizen of this city, but now residing at Athens.
The battle of Sailor's Creek was one of the several battles which took place after General Lee evacuated Petersburg, and just before the surrender of the army at Appomattox.
The Confederate army, says the Savannah News, of the 5th, decimated and starving, was bravely trying
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Harrison, James P., 111
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Hindman, General T C., placed under arrest, 69.
Hobday, Captain, John, Gallantry of, 102; killed, 103.
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Hollins. Commodore George N., 88.
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