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Colonel William Preston Johnston, The Life of General Albert Sidney Johnston : His Service in the Armies of the United States, the Republic of Texas, and the Confederate States. 3 1 Browse Search
Col. J. Stoddard Johnston, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 9.1, Kentucky (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 1 1 Browse Search
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in large numbers fired over the heads of the men in the redoubt. After firing a few minutes, it was perceptibly our best policy to storm the covering work, and I ordered my men to advance. Lieutenant-Colonel McClung had been the captain of the company raised in the Tombigbee Valley, and which was on the left of the centre. Tie sprang before it, and called out, Tombigbee boys, follow me! The whole regiment moved forward — that company most rapidly-and Lieutenant-Colonel McClung and Lieutenant Patterson first sprang upon the breastwork. The Mexicans ran hastily out of the redoubt to the stone building in the rear, and we pursued them so closely that I reached the gate as they were closing it, and, jumping against it, forced it open. The cry immediately went up of surrender, and the officer supposed to be in command advanced and delivered his sword. After the capture of the redoubt and the Fort Taneria, I followed the flying Mexicans with a large part of my regiment to attack th
Hindman, commanding. Second Arkansas Regiment, Lieutenant-Colonel Bocage. Second Arkansas Regiment, Colonel A. T. Hawthorne. Arkansas Battalion, Lieutenant-Colonel Marmaduke. Second Brigade.-Colonel P. R. Cleburne, commanding. First Arkansas Regiment, Colonel Cleburne. Fifth Arkansas Regiment, Colonel D. C. Cross. Seventh Mississippi Regiment, Colonel J. J. Tornton. Third Brigade.-Colonel R. G. Shaver, commanding. Seventh Arkansas Regiment, Colonel Shaver. Eighth Arkansas Regiment, Colonel W. R. Patterson. Twenty-fourth Tennessee Regiment, Colonel R. D. Allison. Ninth Arkansas Regiment, Colonel J. J. Mason. Second division. Brigadier-General Buckner, commanding. Cavalry. Kentucky Regiment, Colonel B. H. Helm. Tennessee Regiment, Major Cox. Artillery. Lyon's and Porters batteries. Infantry. First Brigade.-Colonel Hanson, commanding. Hanson's, Thompson's, Trabue's, Hunt's, and Lewis's Kentucky Regiments. Second Brigade.-Colonel Baldwin, commanding. Fourteenth Mississippi Regiment,