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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 9. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Operations of the cavalry in Mississippi, from January to March, 1864.-report of General S. D. Lee. (search)
y a brigade of cavalry with him), with a gallantry and spirit which cannot be too highly commended. I would especially commend to the favorable notice of the Lieutenant-General commanding, the good conduct and soldierly qualities of Brigadier-General W. H. Jackson, commanding a division, to whose assistance and action much of the credit of the recent campaign is due. Brigadier-Generals Adams and Ross and Ferguson deserve my thanks for their distinguished gallantry on the field and the able man 4th of February, near Bolton's depot, my position was being flanked by a cavalry brigade of the enemy — seeing the danger, and to give time to meet the attack, Major W. H. Bridges, P. A. C. S., was detached, with the two escort companies of General Jackson and myself, numbering about 90 men. That gallant officer, with his select band, attacked the vastly superior force of the enemy with a boldness and daring I have not witnessed before during the war. The advance was checked and many lives sav
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 9. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Sherman's advance on Meridian — report of General W. H. Jackson. (search)
rman's advance on Meridian — report of General W. H. Jackson. Headquarters cavalry division, Be and noble officer. Very respectfully, W. H. Jackson, Brigadier-General Commanding. To Major Wmrisk engagement took place. At this time General Jackson came on the field from the Bolton depot aosition. At this moment I was ordered by General Jackson to withdraw my command two miles east of Adams's brigades. I was then ordered by General Jackson to move my command nearer to Clinton, whif miles in my rear, when I was ordered by General Jackson to withdraw my command, and take positionading from Clinton via Mississippi Springs to Jackson, I sent some scouts to ascertain if such was iver I was under the immediate command of General Jackson, and was marching in the rear or flank ofg been ordered back towards Enterprise by General Jackson, they not being able to keep up with the General Forrest. I was then ordered by General Jackson to move my brigade to the vicinity of Sha[4 more...]