1. Department of the Atlantic, including the States of Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida. Medical Director, Hunter McGuire, M. D., Richmond, Va., formerly surgeon of the Corps of Stonewall Jackson.
2. Department of the Gulf, including the States of Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee and Kentucky. Medical Director, David W. Yandell, M. D., Louisville, Ky., formerly Surgeon-General of the Transmississippi Department under Gen. E. Kirby Smith.
3. Department of the Transmississippi, including the States of Arkansas, Texas, Indian Territory and Missouri. Medical Director, J. M. Kelly, M. D., Hot Springs, Ark., formerly medical director of Transmississippi Department and chief surgeon of the army of General T. C. Hindman.
Department of Maryland—Medical Director, Julian J. Chisholm, M. D., Baltimore, Md., formerly medical purveyor and inspector Confederate States Army.
Department of Virginia—Medical Director, John Her
per, a correct version of the matter in a few words.
The Third Maryland Battery was mustered into the Confederate States service January 14, 1862, at Richmond, Va., and was ordered to Knoxville, East Tennessee, February 4, 1862.
Under General E. Kirby Smith it went into Kentucky, August, 1862.
After the return of General Smith to Tennessee the battery was sent to Vicksburg, Miss., arriving there January 3, 1863.
Shortly afterward one gun was sent to General Ferguson, on Deer Creek, Miss., General Smith to Tennessee the battery was sent to Vicksburg, Miss., arriving there January 3, 1863.
Shortly afterward one gun was sent to General Ferguson, on Deer Creek, Miss., and two guns to Fort DeRussa on Red river, which were put aboard the Queen of the West, after the capture of that vessel.
Three guns, with the main body of the battery, were in the siege of Vicksburg, and at the capitulation, July 4, 1863, were surrendered.
The battery was reorganized at Decatur, Ga., in October, 1863, and ordered to Sweet Water, Tenn., afterwards to Lookout Mountain, near Chattanooga.
Was in the battle of Missionary Ridge and in the retreat to Dalton, Ga., November, 1863
repeated assaults of the many Federal divisions upon Longstreet's Division alone, for thus since morning had been vainly employed Hooker and Kearney, Couch, Casey, Smith and others, until night found them all repulsed, with Hooker and Kearney so cut up and demoralized as to be of little further use for weeks.
The battle was cons Virginia chased from his own headquarters and took his dinner, cooking on the fire, and his ice cream in the freezers under the shade of the trees near by (!) and Smith and others, large divisions, every one besides artillery and all of Stoneman's cavalry too. The skirmish of the morning by evening had developed into a real assaulments of infantry and ten guns—3,000 men in line, and a closed redoubt, he called loudly and frequently for reinforcements, which, to the extent of three brigades (Smith's two and Naglee's), General McClellan sent him immediately after his arrival from the rear.
The latter considered this action the most important of the entire b
7th Mississippi Regiments, April 30, ‘64, 27th Mississippi Regiment.
Buford, Smith, Assistant Surgeon, appointed by Secretary War, April 24, ‘63, to rank from Apr Texas, March 12, ‘63, transferred from Department and ordered to report to E. Kirby Smith.
Gardner, R. B., Surgeon, appointed by Secretary of War Oct. 14, ‘62, tointed by Secretary of War June 15, ‘62, to rank June 15, ‘62, to report to Gen. E. K. Smith, Nov. 30, 63, 23d Alabama, April 30, ‘64, 23d Alabama.
Hall, Joel, Sury Secretary of War, July 2, ‘62, to rank from Jan. 17, ‘62, to report to General E. K. Smith.
Passed Board April ‘62. Nov. 3, ‘63, 46th Alabama Regiment. Feb. 29, ‘l Hardee. Dec. 30, ‘63, relieved from present duty, and ordered to report to E. K. Smith.
Richardson, D. T., Assistant Surgeon. Passed Board at Macon, Miss., Decn, appointed by Secretary of War to rank from July 15, ‘62, to report to General E. K. Smith.
Passed Board at Vicksburg March, 1862. Nov. 30,