The greatest cattle raid of the War—2,486 beeves driven from Coggin's Point into the Confederate lines.
After that fateful day, May 11, 1864, when the bullet of the enemy took from the cavalry corps its great commander, J. E. B. Stuart, at Yellow Tavern, that man who Longstreet said was the greatest cavalryman America ever saw; that man upon whom Jackson threw his mantle, like Elijah of old; that man upon whom General Lee depended for eyes and ears—General Lee did not havethe mantle fell, and who was worthier?
We have heard and do know of the achievements of this command and that command, from the pens of officers and privates, and I am glad it is so. I read everything of the kind I come across.
I have read of Stuart's great ride around McClellan's army on the Chickahominy, and it was a wonderful performance.
I know it is considered by military men as an unique feat.
I wish I were able to describe it. I recall the enthusiasm it created, and also remember th
Secretary of War Sept. 2, ‘63, to rank from May 18, ‘63. Dec. 31, ‘62, 16th Tennessee Regiment, July 31, ‘63, 38th Alabama, Dec. 31, ‘63, Escort and Pioneer Corps Stuart's Division.
Knott, J. J., Assistant Surgeon. Sept. 30, ‘63, 53d Georgia. Oct. 31, ‘63, no change.
Knode, O. B., Surgeon.
Dec. 3, ‘63, ordered to report to , 53d Alabama Cavalry.
Moseley, W. H., Surgeon.
June 30, 1864, Perrin's Regiment Cavalry.
morrow, W. R., Assistant Surgeon.
Oct 22, 1864, Medical Purveyor Stuart's Corps.
Murphy, J. R., Assistant Surgeon. June 30, 1864, 31st Mississippi Regiment.
Nash, miles H., Surgeon, com'd to rank 22d Aug. ‘62. Dec. 31, ‘62, at Cat3, to rank from April 29, ‘63.
Passed Board at Chattanooga, May 9, ‘63, assigned by Foard to Academy Hospital. July 11, ‘63, Medical Purveyor Wheeler's Corps.
Stuart, J. D., Surgeon, on duty by order of Secretary of War April 21, ‘63, to report to Medical-Director Ramsay. Sept. 30, ‘63, 65th Georgia.