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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 45 45 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 22. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 28 28 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 9. (ed. Frank Moore) 13 13 Browse Search
Col. O. M. Roberts, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.1, Alabama (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 11 11 Browse Search
The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley) 10 10 Browse Search
William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington 6 6 Browse Search
J. William Jones, Christ in the camp, or religion in Lee's army 5 5 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 5 5 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 6. (ed. Frank Moore) 4 4 Browse Search
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman . 4 4 Browse Search
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and often surrounded by hostile tribes of Indians. In one of his earliest conflicts with natives he rescued Jean Ortiz, one of the Spanish followers of Narvaez, who for eleven years had been held as a prisoner by the Indians. The knowledge of the Indian customs and language acquired by Ortiz during captivity was of invaluable use to De Soto. On July 2, 1540, the army passed from Georgia into Alabama at the site of the Indian village of Costa, which was situated near where the city of Rome, Ga., now stands. De Soto was received kindly by the Indian chieftain, but depredations committed by some of the soldiers precipitated a conflict, which, however, was quelled by the courage and presence of mind of De Soto, and the wrath of the natives appeased. The wily Spaniard then enticed the chief within his lines and held him as hostage until he was ransomed with provisions and slaves. On July 26th, De Soto approached the town of Coosa. The chieftain with 1,000 tall, sprightly and act
20, 1864. No. 59—(866, 872) With Cantey's brigade, joined army of Tennessee from department of Gulf, and encamped at Rome, Ga., April, 1864. No. 74—(644, 646, 653, 660, 665, 671) Cantey's brigade, Loring's division, army of Mississippi, with Gh regiments, served in April and May, 1862, in the Peninsular campaign, in Johnston's army; Moreland's sharpshooters at Rome, Ga., in 1864. Extracts from official war Records. Butts' Battalion, Home Guards: No. 101—(681) Battalion 300 strong,gade, Mobile. Moreland Sharpshooters: No. 59—(872) April 30, 1864, in Cantey's brigade, Johnston's army, encamped at Rome, Ga. No. 74—(644) April 30, 1864, in Cantey's brigade, Johnston's army, encamped at Rome, Ga. Tuscaloosa Cadets. No. 42—Rome, Ga. Tuscaloosa Cadets. No. 42—(556) May 9, 1864, mentioned by General Clanton as not liable to conscription when organized. No. 76—(954) August 10th, ordered to report to General Maury at Pollard, Ala. No. 78-(589) May 9th, mentioned by General Clanton.
e Mountain, and served under General Pillow. It took part in the fight at Ten Islands, August 14, 1864. In Armistead's brigade it lost heavily at Lafayette and Rome, Ga., and was transferred to west Florida, where it confronted Steele as he advanced on Pollard; was in several fights of minor importance, and finally surrendered atm to like deeds of valor. By command of General Beauregard, general orders, No. 74. Capt. A. W. Bowie's company, Alabama cavalry: No. 75—(793) Mentioned near Rome, Ga., June 22, 1864, in letter from Maj. W. J. Walthall. No. 78—(686) Letter from Captain Bowie to Major Walthall, dated near Talladega, July 5th. Eighth Confederads. Hardie's Reserve Company: No. 74—(975) Mentioned by Major Walthall in report of Rousseau's raid, July 14, 1864, about 20 men. No. 75—(793) Mentioned near Rome, Ga., June 22d. No. 78—(686) Mentioned by Captain Bowie, June 28th, at Cave Spring. Hardie's Reserve Battalion: No. 93—(233) In Armistead's brigad
organized in Montgomery county, in June, 1863, and was attached to General Clanton's brigade. It was for a time at Pollard and Mobile, was ordered to Gadsden, and served in northern and central Alabama and Georgia. Part of it was engaged near Rome, Ga. It was in the neighborhood of Columbus, Ga., at the close of the war. Extracts from official war Records. No. 42—(131, 157) In Gen. J. G. Clanton's brigade, August, 1863. (239) General Clanton's report, Pollard, Ala., September 19th. (. French says: Captain Ward was a fine soldier, and his loss was severely felt. (910, 911, 968) Mentioned in General Young's and Major Storrs' reports of July 27th. No. 75—(668) Ordered to report to General Polk, May 5, 1864. (686) Ordered to Rome, Ga., May 9th. (771) Near Kenesaw mountain, June 12th. No. 76 -(989) Mentioned in Stewart's corps, August 25th. No. 78—(858) Stewart's corps, September 20th. Robertson's (Dent's) battery. Robertson's battery was organized early
Col. O. M. Roberts, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.1, Alabama (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Battles of the Western army in which Albama troops were engaged. (search)
Federal, Gen. Granger; total loss 320. Alabama troops, 1st, 3d, 4th, 51st Cav., and 1st, 3d, 8th Conf. Cav. Bear Cr., Ala., April 17. Gen. Roddey; loss 6 k, 20 w.—Federal; loss 26 w, 16 m. Alabama troops, Roddey's Cav. Cumberland R., Tenn., April 18. Gen. Jos. Wheeler; total loss 1.— Federal, Col. Minty; total loss 40. Alabama troops, parts of 1st and 3d Cav. Tuscumbia, Ala., April 24. Gen. Roddey. Alabama troops, Roddey's Cav. Streight's raid, Tuscumbia, Ala., to Rome, Ga., April 27 to May 3. Gen. Forrest, 500.—Federal, Gen. Streight, 1,700; loss 12 k, 69 w, 1500 m. Alabama troops, 53d Cav.; Julian's Battn. Town Cr., Ala., April 28. Gens. Forrest and Roddey; loss 1 k, 3 w.—Federal, Gen. G. M. Dodge. Alabama troops, Forrest's and Roddey's Cav. Day's Gap, Sand Mt. and Black Warrior Cr., Ala., April 30 to May 1. Gen. Forrest; loss 5 k, 50 w.—Federal, Gen. Straight; total loss 75. Alabama troops, 53d Cav., and Julian's Battn. Port Gibs