connection, permit me also to state the order, regularity, and precision with which the several regimental commanders moved and handled their commands throughout this charge.
The Third Alabama, under the command of Captains Bonham, Chester, and Phelan, was ordered to move along the road and perpendicular to it, and was the battalion of direction; and the other regiments — the Sixth, under Lieutenant-Colonel Lightfoot and Major Gordon; the Twelfth, under Colonel Pickens and Captain Proskauer; tbson was wounded, while gallantly rushing in front of his men, near the enemy's second line of works.
Major Bryan, Twenty-sixth Alabama, was also wounded, near the same place and about the same time, while bravely performing his duties.
Captain Watkins Phelan, who commanded the left wing of the Third Alabama, was also wounded in this charge.
He, with Captain Bonham, who commanded the regiment, and Captain Chester, who commanded the right wing of the Third Alabama, acted most gallantly, and le
Dec. 5 to 8. Gen. Forrest; total loss 197.— Federal, Gen. Rousseau; total loss 175.
Confederate troops, Forrest's Cav.
Nashville, Tenn., Dec. 15-16. Gen. Hood, 23,053; total loss 15000.— Federal, Gen. Thomas, 70,000; loss 400 k, 1740 w.
Alabama troops, 1st, 16th, 18th, 19th, 20th, 22d, 24th, 25th, 26th, 27th, 28th, 29th, 30th, 31st, 32d, 33d, 34th, 35th, 36th, 38th, 39th, 45th, 46th, 49th, 50th, 57th, 58th Inf.; 7th Cav.; Dent's, McKenzie's, Kolb's, Selden's, Tarrant's, Lumsden's, Phelan's, Goldthwaite's Battrs.
Hollow Tree Gap, Tenn., Dec. 17. Gen. Hood; total loss 413.
Alabama troops, 18th, 1gth, 22d, 25th, 32d, 36th, 38th, 39th, 50th, 58th Inf., and McKenzie's Batty.
Franklin, Tenn., Dec. 17. Gen. Hood; total loss 1800.
Alabama troops, army of Tennessee, as at Nashville.
Pine Barren Cr., Fla., Dec. 17 to 19. Gen. Maury.—Federal, loss 7 k, 32 w, 10 m.
Alabama troops, 15th Conf.
Anthony's Hill, Tenn., Dec. 25. Gen. Hood; loss 15 k, 40 w.—Federal,