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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 9 7 Browse Search
Ulysses S. Grant, Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant 8 4 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 6 2 Browse Search
Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 4 4 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: December 31, 1864., [Electronic resource] 3 1 Browse Search
Hon. J. L. M. Curry , LL.D., William Robertson Garrett , A. M. , Ph.D., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 1.1, Legal Justification of the South in secession, The South as a factor in the territorial expansion of the United States (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 3 3 Browse Search
William A. Crafts, Life of Ulysses S. Grant: His Boyhood, Campaigns, and Services, Military and Civil. 3 1 Browse Search
James D. Porter, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 7.1, Tennessee (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 2 2 Browse Search
Robert Lewis Dabney, Life and Commands of Lieutenand- General Thomas J. Jackson 2 2 Browse Search
Joseph T. Derry , A. M. , Author of School History of the United States; Story of the Confederate War, etc., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 6, Georgia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 2 2 Browse Search
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l Taylor, and assumed command of a squadron of his regiment. He took part in the battle of Palo Alto, and was brevetted major for gallantry and distinguished services in that action. He was one of the heroes of the following battle of Resaca de la Palma, where he charged a battery of eighteen- pounders, leading his dragoons up to the guns, and sabering the gunners at their pieces. For this he received a brevet commission as lieutenant colonel for gallantry and highly distinguished conduct inold army, Colonel May, or Charley May, as he was commonly called, was very popular. He was celebrated for his skill as an equestrian and for feats of horsemanship. He was a popular hero in 1846, when the story of his daring achievement at Resaca de la Palma was in every one's mouth, and pictures of "Captain May," charging through fire and smoke up to the Mexican guns, are familiar to all of us. He was a brave soldier and an accomplished gentleman, and his name will be associated in history wit