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. Seven miles from the city, a line of defenses known as Spanish Fort protected the bay shore and Forts Gaines and Morgan stood at the entrance of the bay, four miles apart, the former under the command of Colonel Anderson and the latter under General Page. The ram Tennessee and the gunboats Gaines, Morgan, Selma and others contributed to the defenses. Early in 1864, Farragut arrived off Mobile bay. The campaign against Mobile was planned to consist of an attack by water to be supported by of Fort Morgan. Fire within the fort compelled the garrison to sacrifice most of their ammunition, and the interior of the fort was a mass of smouldering ruins in which lay the bodies of many of its brave defenders, when it was surrendered by General Page, August 23, 1864. The Federal fleet now had control of the bay; and had the enemy known the real weakness of the garrison of Mobile, the reduction of the city would have been a matter of days rather than of months. Early in January, 1865,
abney H. Maury commanding, June to September, 1863. (402) Third brigade, department of the Gulf, General Maury commanding, November, 1863. (511, 562) Third brigade, Gen. Edward Higgins, Mobile, commanding, to January 20, 1864. No. 59—(861) In Page's brigade, General Maury's army, April 30, 1864. No. 77—(428) General Maury, August 12, 1864, mentions the regiment as part of garrison of Fort Gaines. (441, 442) Col. James M. Williams' report of the evacuation and destruction of Fort Powell, on the night of August 5th. No. 78—(678, 703, 752) In Page's brigade, General Maury's army, June to August, 1864. No. 79—(876) Detachment under Capt. B. Frank Dade, in Taylor's command, November 1, 1864. No. 84—(142) Colonel Myers (Union) says: Eight companies, 50 men each, 400 strong, are at Fort Gaines, July 12, 1864. He says, July 10th, that they are guarding salt-works at Bonsecours bay. No. 94—(633) Detachment of regiment in Taylor's command, department
cavalry was organized in July, 1863, as part of Clanton's brigade, and served for more than a year in Quarles', Clanton's, Page's, Patton's and Thomas' brigades, in the vicinity of Pensacola and the bay forts. In the fall of 1864, it reported to Gen January 20, 1864, in Clanton's brigade. No. 59—(861) April 30, 1864, four companies under Maj. Turner Clanton, Jr., in Page's brigade, district of the Gulf; detachment under Colonel Hodgson, Reynolds' brigade. No. 65—(386-425) Mentioned in repe Johnsonville, November 4, 1864. No. 78—(677, 678) tune 30, 1864, effective total present, 4511 (703) Two companies in Page's brigade at Bay forts, July 10th. (752) August 3, 1864, in Patton's brigade; two companies in Page's brigade. (814) SeptPage's brigade. (814) September 3, 1864, Thomas' brigade, district of the Gulf, Gen. Franklin Gardner's forces. (874) Ordered, September 25th, to report to General Chalmers at Verona, Miss. (877) Colonel Hodgson ordered, September 26th, to stop his regiment at Egypt, a
Chattanooga in July. It served, consecutively, with the brigades of Generals Shoup, Higgins and Page, and reached a very high plane of efficiency and discipline. It did gallant service at Forts Gai 58—(582) In Higgins' brigade, January 20, 1864. No. 59—(861) Under Lieut.-Col. R. C. Forsyth, Page's brigade, April 30, 1864. No. 77—(428) At Fort Gaines, August 3, 1864. No. 78—(678, 752) PPage's brigade, with General Maury, June to August, 1864. No. 84—(230) Mentioned by Col. Albert Myer, July, 1864, 400 men at Fort Morgan. No. 103—(1045) Transferred to Choctaw Bluff, March 10, 1House. It took part in the terrible battle of Gettysburg. Serving, consecutively, in Long's and Page's brigades, it was in northern Virginia during the spring and summer of 1864, at Cedar Creek in O 88, 89—Army of Northern Virginia; Young's brigade, December 31, 1863; Long's brigade, May, 1864; Page's battalion, February 28, 1865.. No. 90—(567) With Gen. J. A. Early, Ce
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s. Wheeler; total loss 10.—Federal, total loss 70. Alabama troops, Wheeler's Cav. Mill Rd., Ga., Aug. 5. Gen. Jos. Wheeler; total loss 13.—Federal, total loss 80. Alabama troops, Wheeler's Cav. Mobile Bay, Aug. 5. Adml. Buchanan and Gen. R. L. Page, 3 ships and 1,500; loss 12 k, 20 w, * 280 m.—Federal, Adml. Farragut and Gen. Granger, 14 ships and 1 army corps; loss 200 k, 170 w, 4 m. Alabama forces, ram Tennessee; gunboats Morgan, Gaines, Selma; 1st Battn. of Art.; Capt. Cots in different engagements, parts of 1st, 3d, 8th, 10th Conf.; 1st, 3d, 4th, 7th, 51st, 53d Cav.; 24th Battn. Cav. Ten Islands, Ga., Aug. 14. Gen. Clanton.—Federal, Gen. Rousseau. Alabama troops, 6th, 8th Cav. Fort Morgan, Aug. 23. Gen. R. L. Page, 400; loss* 1 k, 2 w, 396 m.—Federal, Adml. Farragut and Gen. Granger, 14 ships and 5,500; loss 7 w. Alabama troops, parts of 21st Inf., and 1st Art. Jonesboro, Ga., Aug. 31 and Sept. 1. Gen. S. D. Lee; total loss 2000.—Federal, l