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th Kentucky, Colonel Crossland; the Eighth, Colonel Lyon; Faulkner's Kentucky regiment, Colonel Faulrice's cross-roads, formed the commands of Colonels Lyon, Rucker and Johnson, and attacked Griersonans gained the rear of the enemy, Buford, with Lyon and Johnson and Rucker, all rushed to the attacBuford's division, of Bell's Tennessee brigade, Lyon's Kentucky brigade, commanded by Col. Ed. Crossigades of Colonels Patterson and Johnson. Colonel Lyon was detached from his own brigade and placee, and Beltzhoover's battalion. On the 12th, Lyon skirmished with the enemy near Pontotoc, and Bain the center, supported by Bell; Chalmers' and Lyon's divisions were held in reserve. According toriver on the 21st of September, with Bell's and Lyon's brigades of Buford's division, Rucker's brigached Paris landing, where Buford's division and Lyon's brigade were already on the ground. As usualoat Undine captured and sunk at Paris landing. Lyon in command at that point with 4,000 men and sev
le of Fort Pillow says: I cannot compliment too highly the conduct of Colonels Bell and McCulloch and the officers and men of their brigades which composed the forces of Brigadier-General Chalmers. They fought with courage and intrepidity, and without bayonets assaulted and carried one of the strongest fortifications in the country. In his report of the brilliant victory at Tishomingo creek, Forrest declares that General Buford had abundant reason to be proud of his brigade commanders, Colonels Lyon and Bell, who displayed great gallantry during the day. Forrest again speaks in a complimentary manner of Bell at the battle of Harrisburg, in the Tupelo campaign, a battle in which, though repulsed, Forrest gained the substantial fruits of victory by breaking up the strongest of all the Federal expeditions into north Mississippi during 1864. Still later, Forrest made an expedition along the Tennessee river in October and November, 1864, in which he destroyed 4 gunboats, 14 transports,