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division Missouri State Guard, that Gen. Van-Darn, in his report of the battle of Elkhorn, speaks of Gen. Slack as "gallantly maintaining a continued and successful attack." At this battle, about noon, on March 7th, Gen. Slack was mortally wounded, the ball entering an inch above the old wound he received at Oak Hill, ranging downwards, and which, wounding the sacral plexus of nerves, produced paralysis of the urinary organs, which resulted in inflammation and gangrene. He was caught by Colonel Scott, his aide-de-camp, when about to fall from his horse, and, with the assistance of others, carefully conveyed in an ambulance to a house in Sugar Hollow used for a hospital, where his wound was skillfully dressed by Dr. Austin, the division surgeon. The next day, when the order was given to fall back, he was placed in an ambulance and conveyed to Andrew Rallers, eight miles east of the battle ground, accompanied by Col. Cravens and Dr. Keith, of the 4th division, and Sergeant Street, of
The Daily Dispatch: May 31, 1862., [Electronic resource], General Greene--retreat through the Carolinas. (search)
f immediately, with the rank of Second Lieutenant, to join General Taylor's army in the Valley of the Rio Grande. He arrived after the battles of Palo Alto, Resaca de la Palma, and Monterey, and before that of Buena Vista was ordered to join General Scott before Vera Cruz. At the siege of this latter place he commanded a battery, and attracted attention by his coolness and the judgment with which he worked his guns, and was promoted First Lieutenant. For his conduct at Cerro Gordo, he was brevetted Captain. He was in all Scott's battles to the city of Mexico, and behaved so well that he was brevetted Major for his services. On one occasion he commanded a battery upon which the fire of the enemy was so severe that more than half his troops, who were raw, incontinently ran. Jackson was advised to retreat; but he said if he could get a reinforcement of fifty regulars, he would take the enemy's battery opposed to him, instead of abandoning his own. He sent for the named reinforcemen
The Daily Dispatch: May 31, 1862., [Electronic resource], Scott's Louisiana Cavalry in North Alabama. (search)
Ala., May 4, this correspondent writes: Scott's Louisiana cavalry have performed some most da portion of his regiment towards Tuscumbia, John Scott frightened the Federals out of the place by uence. In the meantime Captain Cannon, of Scott's regiment, made a night march across the moundvancing with about one hundred and fifty men, Scott attempted to cut them off between Courtland an destroying it afterwards. Nothing daunted, Col. Scott crossed the Tennessee at Lamp's Ferry, and cn. The former gathered in a body and presented Scott with a Confederate flag, which they had kept hned. The next day Mitchell came down upon Scott. whilst the latter was crossing Elk river. SScott's entire command had then come up, and he had 275 men and three small howitzers to oppose 3,00s the force brought down from Hu- to intercept Scott. The enemy did not make any attack until all ng waited in vain for promised reinforcements, Scott was compelled, in view of the overwhelming for[5 more...]
ronzed and battle- scarred faces was drawn up in close column. Col. Law delivered the horse to General Whiting in a neat impromptu speech. In reply, the General spoke with much feeling, and after an expression of gratitude, alluded to the conduct of the regiment upon the field of Manassas, where it was placed under his command immediately after the battle one-third of its number having fallen its Brig. General, the lamented Bee, dead; its Colonel, E. J. Jones, dying; its Lieutenant-Colonel, Law, and its Major, Scott, severely wounded. In conclusion, Gen. Whiting said "And should it be my lot to fall in the approaching battle I wish the regiment to take the horse to Alabama and place him upon some one of the green and sunny meadows which gem that noble State, and let him there rest from his labors, as I shall then be forever at rest from mine." The horse is a gray, large strong, and splendidly formed, and moves with an easy, graceful motion. The regiment paid $1,000 for him.