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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 33. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 7 1 Browse Search
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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 33. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The Twelfth Alabama Infantry, Confederate States Army. (search)
roll, C. E. Drake, D. H. Duff, L. A. Dobbs, Thomas Dutton, J. K. P. Estes, F. M. Edwards, A. A. Fulcher, J. C. Fletcher, J. B. Frazier, J. P. Hunter, R. S. Hulgin, D. W. Kennedy, B. F. Lewis, A. W. Langford, S. M. McSpadden, T. K. B. McSpadden, M. Murphy, G. McPherson, I. R. Pendergrass, J. M. Sutherland, J. L. Ward. From the above list will be seen the great mortality experienced by this patriotic company. Mr. Brandon, in his souvenir book, states that the company participated in the batwry, McNeal, Pritchett, E. L. Roads, Shudds, Strand, all slightly; J. M. Matheny, mortally—total 16. Company E—Corporal Cunningham, Privates Bardis, Joseph Coffee, W. H. Crow, James Moore, B. F. Murrill, A. G. Roberts—total 7. Wounded—Sergeant Murphy, Corporal Edwards, Privates M. J. Austin, J. M. Burrette, W. C. Brandon, John Carmor, L. A. Dabbs, William Farmer, C. Hunter, J. Little, A. B. Rooks, James Singleton, B. O. Word, all slightly; Edmund Drake, F. P. Patterson, C. C. Proster, s
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 33. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.33 (search)
John Gibbon, of Hancock's corps, pages 431 and 432 of Records, says: At daylight on the 18th, the division was in position at the breastworks taken on the 12th, ready for another assault on the enemy's interior line. The Corcoran Legion, Colonel Matthew Murphy, Sixty-ninth regiment, New York National Guard Artillery, commanding, had the day before joined the army and been assigned to my division as the Fourth brigade, and Col. Thomas S. Smyth, First Delaware Volunteers, and Colonel H. B. McKeen, Eighty-first Pennsylvania Volunteers, reported to me for duty, and were assigned to the command of the Third and First brigades respectively. The division was formed in two lines, the first line composed of McKeen's and Murphy's brigades (First and Fourth) in line of battle connecting with Barlow's division on the left and the Sixth corps on the right, and supported by the second line. Owen's and Smyth's brigades (Second and Third) formed in line of battalions en masse. Directly in front o
mpreys rode on to the field soon after the attack commenced and remained until it was over, personally superintending the operations. Major Livermore, assistant inspector-general, had his horse shot under him, but escaped uninjured. Colonel Matthew Murphy, of the Sixty-ninth New York National Guard, commanding the Second brigade of the Second division, received a severe flesh wound about the knee while gallantry leading his men. Lieutenant Hugh G. MacTavish, acting assistant adjutant-general to Colonel Murphy, was mortally wounded and has since died. Lieutenant MacTavish was a resident of Glasgow, Scotland, and had lately come into possession of a considerable fortune. Another letter says: No general engagement was expected, so far as I can learn. None has certainly taken place, although some fierce charges were made on the Second corps towards six o'clock last evening, in which we probably lost between three and four hundred in killed and wounded. The ground taken