giment lost two mortally wounded and two others slightly.
Five of the Yankees were known to be killed and a number wounded, with about fifteen prisoners. No tidings heard of the Second brigade until dark, when they arrived and reported that Colonel Johnson, commanding, had experienced great difficulty in crossing, and that in addition to the precipitous banks and absence of all boats or other means of transportation, the enemy were hovering on the river and harassing him as far as they could.
ly to correct them for standing in full view of any one approaching, when lo!
to my mortification, I found myself a prisoner.
how I hated it, no one can understand.
The first throught, after my wife and children, was my fine mare, Fannie Johnson, named after a pretty little cousin, of Richmond, Va. I said: Poor Fannie, who will treat you as kindly as I have?
I turned her over to the captain and begged him to take good care of her, which he promised to do.
July 6th.--Travelled all