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arrisburg, Miss., on the Mobile & Ohio railroad, near Tupelo, on the 14th of July, with 9,000 men and 20 field pieces. Deducting every fourth man as a horse-holder, and small detachments not present, there were not 8,000 Confederates in action. Chalmers' division consisted of McCulloch's and Rucker's brigades; Buford's division, of Bell's Tennessee brigade, Lyon's Kentucky brigade, commanded by Col. Ed. Crossland, and Mabry's Mississippi brigade; Roddey's division, of the brigades of Colonels Patterson and Johnson. Colonel Lyon was detached from his own brigade and placed in command of Col. J. J. Neely's Tennessee brigade, Gholson's Mississippi brigade, and Beltzhoover's battalion. On the 12th, Lyon skirmished with the enemy near Pontotoc, and Barteau, with the Second Tennessee, hung upon his rear. Colonel Duff, with part of Rucker's brigade, forced the Federal advance back upon the main body. McCulloch, too, assailed the advance near Houston and drove it back. The Federal ge
plementing those of A. B. and A. M. He is a graduate of the medical department of the University of Pennsylvania, and is now a citizen of the State of Texas, where he enjoys the highest personal and professional consideration. When Dr. Stout was called upon to name the Tennesseeans who in his opinion were most distinguished for their services to the general and field hospitals, he named Doctors B. W. Avent, Frank Rice, J. R. Buist, R. W. Mitchell, W. L. Nichol, J. B. Murfree, Clayton, John Patterson, Compton, R. C. Foster, G. W. and John H. Currey, J. M. Kellar, J. B. Cowan, G. B. Thornton, C. C. Abernathy, J. F. Grant, and Bell, killed at Island No.10. A notice of this service is incomplete unless mention is made of the services of Dr. J. H. Bryson, a clergyman of Tennessee, appointed by General Bragg to look after the religious interests of the sick and wounded in the general hospitals. This devoted man gave every moment of his time to this service, and won the love and gratitud