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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The Eleventh Kentucky Cavalry, C. S. A. From the Lexington, Ky. Herald, April 21, 1907. (search)
(It is believed that no major was appointed from among the captains of the regiment after Major McCreary was promoted to lieutenant-colonel; Captain August H. Magee was the senior captain of the regiment.) Adjutant—Captain William Lewis Hickman. Surgeon—Dr. G. M. Webb. Assistant Surgeons—Dr. Aylett Raines, Dr. B. Washington Taylor. Quartermaster—Captain Buford Allen Tracy. Commissary of Subsistance—Captain R. Williams. Chaplain—Rev. William L. Riddle. Sergeants-Major—John Henry Jackson, James Royall Price. Colonel Chenault. David Waller Chenault was born in Madison County, Ky., February 5, 1826, the son of Anderson Chenault and Emily Cameron, his wife. Through his father he was descended from Estenne Chenault, a native of Languedoc, France, who, in company with many other Huguenots, was obliged to leave France after the revocation of the edict of Nantes, and in 1700 settled in Virginia. Colonel Chenault's grandfather, William Chenault, a soldier of the
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Roster of the companies. (search)
Roster of the companies. Company A. John Henry Jackson was largely instrumental in recruiting this, the first company raised for Chenault's Regiment. It was recruited in Clark County, at a meeting and barbecue given on the farm of Mr. JacksMr. Jackson's mother, at Jackson's Ferry, on Friday, September 2, 1862, where Colonel Tucker and Major McCreary made speeches. An eye witness of the scene writes: When Colonel Tucker and Major McCreary spoke at Jackson's Ferry, they stood on the balcony of he late William H. Eaton, of Winchester, where she now lives. It is said that she practically raised Company A. John Henry Jackson had good reason to expect to be elected Captain. He was made sergeant major of the regiment, which he soon resigne, and died November 30, 1862; W. L. Haggard, Edward Haggard (Hunker), James P. Haggard, Sanford Haggard,——Haybrook, John Henry Jackson, promoted to sergeant major; James Johnson, Robt. D. King, Jeff C. King, James Kelley, wounded and prisoner at Hart