Tennesseeans in Mississippi
at Chickasaw Bayou
Gregg's brigade at Raymond
one Tennessee brigade combats an army corps
the brigades of Reynolds and Vaughn at Vicks— Burg
the First ripated in the operations for the relief of that city, and the defense of Jackson.
Two other Tennessee brigades in Mississippi were attached to the forces under the immediate command of General Pemhe remainder of the Third were held in reserve.
Here for forty-seven days these brave sons of Tennessee endured the rain and heat of summer, living on half rations, half clad, daily under fire, withuring the siege this regiment lost 20 men killed and wounded.
Brig.-Gen. John C. Vaughn, of Tennessee, commanded a brigade consisting of the Sixtieth Tennessee, Capt. J. W. Bachman; Sixty-first, L James A. Fisher; the First light artillery, Company B, Lieut. Oswald Tilghman; the improvised Tennessee battalion, Capt. S. A. Whiteside, composed of details from the Forty-first, Forty-second, Fort