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s. Lieutenants Williams, Smith, and Fitzgerald, of the Fifty-fourth; Brown, of the Sixth, with a few others, plunged into the river and swam safely over; but, unfortunately, some others were drowned. Lieutenant-Colonel H. Jones, Jr., of the Fifty-seventh, and Captain White, of the Sixth, plunged in to swim, but the coldness of the water compelled them to put back. The casualties of our brigade are small in killed and wounded. Adjutant Mebane, of the Sixth, wounded in arm and side; William Johnston, Captain White's company, wounded in thigh severely, though not mortally; Sergeant Crisman, Captain Hooper's company, killed. The brigade is almost annihilated. The Fifty-fourth regiment has only one captain (Paschall) left, with five lieutenants, and about fifteen men remaining. The fragments of the brigade are now collected under the command of Lieutenant-Colonel Tate, of the Sixth, and attached to the Louisiana brigade. These fragments now number about two hundred and seventy-fiv
enemy, under the command of Generals Pemberton and Johnston, might yet effect a junction, as it was known thats captured, General Sherman was sent in pursuit of Johnston's forces. The latter retreated to Jackson, Missishe garrison of Vicksburgh from the covering arm of Johnston. This movement was followed by the battles of Rayts were being drawn from Bragg's army to reenforce Johnston in Mississippi. Reenforcements were sent to Generto two armies acting independently of each other. Johnston and Bragg are acting on interior lines between yous as to prevent his sending more reenforcements to Johnston? I do not write this in a spirit of faultfinding,widely separated, that for Bragg to materially aid Johnston he must abandon our front substantially, and then , Sept. 13, 1863. It is possible that Bragg and Johnston will move through Northern Alabama to the Tennesse knew Bragg had been reenforced, by troops sent by Johnston from Mississippi, and it was afterward ascertained