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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 31. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.25 (search)
es, died from wounds. R. C. Haskins. R. E. Haskins. E. M. Harris. Robert Hitchcocks. W. H. House, dead. William Hagood, died in service. John Hagood, killed at Gettysburg. George Harrison, captain; dead. D. J. Johnson. Adolphous Johnson, color corporal; killed at Gettysburg. Richard Johnson. John R. Jolly. George H. Jolly, dead. John S. Kelly. James W. Kelly, died in service. R. P. Kirkland, dead. J. M. Kirkland, wounded at Gettysburg. W. J. Kirkland. viz: Jamas A. Riddick was the only member of the original company who ever held a commission after it was disbanded and placed in Company H, 53rd Virginia Regiment. He was elected lieutenant and made a capable and efficient officer. Adolphous Johnson, one of the color guards at Gettysburg was killed upholding his flag. He was the last one of the guards to carry the colors and bore them to the Stone-wall. Fenton (L. Fenton) Williams was only in two battles of the war— Seven Pines and
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 31. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), General John Morgan, [from the New Orleans Picayune, July 5, 1903.] (search)
and that there was a chapel at the end of the grounds, the story and the conclusions drawn therefrom are simply errors. I have from time to time read many conflicting stories of this affair, and having been a prominent actor in it, concluded that the time had come when an eyewitness should give the public the truth of the matter. I shall commence by stating that I was the next ranking officer to General Gillem on that expedition. It was a force placed under the exclusive orders of General Johnson, Military Governor of Tennessee (afterwards President of the United States), and composed of Tennessee troops, but just before the combat at Greenville we were joined by a squadron of the Tenth Michigan Cavalry under Major Newell. Our force consisted of the Ninth and Thirteenth Tennessee Cavalry; Company A, Tenth Tennessee Cavalry (headquarters escort); Battery B, First Tennessee Artillery, and the aforementioned Michigan squadron. My regiment, the Tenth Tennessee Infantry, not being