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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1., With Slemmer in Pensacola Harbor. (search)
ding with grape and canister such as could be worked, and at other points closing the embrasures. Just before sundown that evening, four gentlemen landed, and demanded of the corporal on guard, outside the gate, admittance to the fort as citizens of Florida and Alabama. Lieutenant Slemmer and myself went to the gate and found Mr. Abert, civil engineer of the yard, whom we knew very well, and three officers, strangers to us, whom he introduced as Captain Randolph, Major Marks, and Lieutenant Rutledge. Captain Randolph said: We have been sent by the governors of Florida and Alabama to demand a peaceable surrender of this fort. Lieutenant Slemmer replied: I am here by authority of the President of the United States, and I do not recognize the authority of any governor to demand the surrender of United States property,--a governor is nobody here. One of them exclaimed sharply: Do you say the governor of Florida is nobody, the governor of Alabama nobody? Lieutenant Slemmer replied:
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1., The opposing forces at Shiloh. (search)
econd Brigade, Brig.-Gen. John S. Bowen (w), Col. John D. Martin: 9th Ark., Col. Isaac L. Dunlop; 10th Ark., Col. T. D. Merrick; 2d Confederate, Col. John D. Martin, Maj. Thomas H. Mangum; 1st Mo., Col. Lucius L. Rich; Miss. Battery, Capt. Alfred Hudson. Brigade loss: k, 98; w, 498; m, 28 = 624. Third Brigade, Col. W. S. Statham: 15th Miss.; 22d Miss.; 19th Tenn., Col. D H. Cummings; 20th Tenn., Col. J. A. Battle (c); 28th Tenn.; 45th Tenn., Lieut.-Col. E. F. Lytle; Tenn. Battery, Capt. A. M. Rutledge. Brigade loss: k, 137; w, 627; m, 45 = 809. troops not mentioned in the foregoing list. Cavalry: Tenn. Regt., Col. N. B. Forrest (w); Ala. Regt., Col. James H. Clanton; Texas Regt., Col. John A. Wharton (w); Ky. Squadron, Capt. John H. Morgan. Artillery: Ark. Battery, Capt. George T. Hubbard; Tenn. Battery, Capt. H. L. W. McClung. The total Confederate loss, as officially reported, was 1728 killed, 8012 wounded, and 959 missing =10,699. According to a field return for April
y of the army was distributed as follows: A distinguished Confederate battery from Tennessee-Rutledge's This photograph shows the officers of Rutledge's Battery, Company A, First Tennessee LighRutledge's Battery, Company A, First Tennessee Light Artillery. It was taken at Watkin's Park, Nashville, in the latter part of May, 1861, just after the battery was mustered in. The cannon for this battery were cast at Brennon's Foundry, at Nashviller row are: Frank Johnson, George W. Trabui, Jack B. Long, James C. Wheeler, E. T. Falconet, A. M. Rutledge, Joe E. Harris, George E. Purvis, J. P. Humphrey, J. Griffith, and M. S. Cockrill. Three of the officers in this picture — Falconet, Rutledge, and Cockrill — were promoted. Captain Rutledge was promoted to be major of artillery and assigned to duty on the staff of General Leonidas Polk. FirCaptain Rutledge was promoted to be major of artillery and assigned to duty on the staff of General Leonidas Polk. First-Lieutenant Falconet became a captain in the cavalry service, and Second-Lieutenant Cockrill was appointed first-lieutenant and assigned to duty in the ordnance department. Hence, and because of he
commanded by Brig.-Gen. Felix K. Zollicoffer, was composed of the Fifteenth Mississippi, Lieut.-Col. E. C. Walthall; Nineteenth Tennessee, Col. D. H. Cummings; Twentieth Tennessee, Col. Joel A. Battle; Twenty-fifth Tennessee, Col. S. S. Stanton; Rutledge's battery of four guns, Capt. A. M. Rutledge, and two companies of cavalry commanded by Captains Saunders and Bledsoe. The Second brigade, commanded by Brig.-Gen. William H. Carroll, was composed of the Seventeenth Tennessee, Lieutenant-ColonelCapt. A. M. Rutledge, and two companies of cavalry commanded by Captains Saunders and Bledsoe. The Second brigade, commanded by Brig.-Gen. William H. Carroll, was composed of the Seventeenth Tennessee, Lieutenant-Colonel Miller; Twenty-eighth Tennessee, Col. John P. Murray; Twenty-ninth Tennessee, Col. Samuel Powell; two guns of McClung's battery, Captain McClung; Sixteenth Alabama, Col. W. B. Wood, and the cavalry battalions of Lieutenant-Colonel Brauner and Lieut.-Col. George Mc-Clellan. The movement to the north of the Cumberland was made by General Zollicoffer without the approval of General Johnston. In a dispatch to the latter, dated December 10, 1861, Zollicoffer said: I infer from yours that I should
y-fourth and Fifty-fifth. The Reserve corps had the Nineteenth, Twentieth, Twenty-eighth and Forty-fifth regiments, and Rutledge's battery, in the brigade of Col. W. S. Statham, and Crew's battalion, in Col. R. P. Trabue's brigade. Forrest's cavalrwith Cheatham. The Tennessee artillery—Bankhead's battery, Capt. Smith P. Bankhead; Polk's battery, Capt. M. Y. Polk; Rutledge's battery, Capt. A. M. Rutledge—rendered conspicuous and valuable services. General Wood, reporting the battle of the 7A. M. Rutledge—rendered conspicuous and valuable services. General Wood, reporting the battle of the 7th, testified that when large masses of the enemy were coming up and pressing my right, a battery, which I afterward learned was commanded by Captain Rutledge, came up to this point and held them in check for more than half an hour. Captain Polk waCaptain Rutledge, came up to this point and held them in check for more than half an hour. Captain Polk was seriously wounded on the 6th; Stanford's Mississippi battery served with Stewart's brigade and rendered good service. Capt. Melancthon Smith's battery, composed of Mississippians, was attached to Stephens', afterward Maney's, brigade. It entere<
, C. S. S., I., 354; VI., 45; VI., 268. Royall, W. B., IV., 85. Roziene, F. A., I., 14. Ruby,, C. S. S., VI., 107. Ruckstuhl, F. W., IX., 311. Ruger, T. H.: II., 256,258; III., 344; X., 87. Ruggles, D.: I., 358, 362; VII., 40; X., 317. Rush I. II., IV., 25, 75. Rush Hawkins Zouaves, VIII., 229. Rush's Lancers (See also Sixth Cavalry, Pa. ), IV., 56, 74. Rusk, J. M., X., 309. Russel, A., VIII., 169. Russel, J. H., VI., 51, 190, 268, 310. Russell, A. A., IV., 160. Russell, A. J.: I., 42; III., 145; V., 16, 273; IX., 193, 195, 197. Russell, D. A.: III., 152, 154, 332; X., 133. Russell, T., VIII., 169. Russell, W. H., author of Bull Run, I., 36. Russia, Czar of, messenger from, VI., 31. Rust, A., I., 368; X., 257. Rutledge, A. M., V., 65. Rutledge, W. J., X., 292. Rutledge's Battery, Tenn., V., 65. Ryan, Father Ix., 240, 245. Ryan, M. B., X., 47.