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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 21. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), United Confederate Veterans. (search)
rn. Camp 19. Crystal Springs, Miss.; Capt. C. Humphries, com.; med. Offi., R. E. Jones, first lieut.; members, 25; disabled, 2. Camp 20. Natchez, Miss.; Col. F. J. V. LeCaud, corn.; med. offi., L. C. Profield, July, 1862, major: members, 110; disabled, 3; indigent, 1; deaths, 9. Camp 21. Hattensburg, Miss.; Capt. G. D. Hardfield, com, Camp 22. Fayette, Miss.; Capt. W. L. Stephen, corn.; med. offi., A. K. McNair, 1862, captain; members, 23; disabled, 2; deaths, 2. Camp 23. Holly Springs, Miss,; Capt. Jas. F. Fand, com. Camp 24. Jackson, Miss.; Capt. W. D. Holder, corn. Camp 25. Meridian, Miss.; Capt. W. F. Brown, corn. Camp 26. Edwards, Miss.; Col. W. A. Montgomery, com.; med. offi., E. S. P. Pool; private; members, 45; disabled, 2. Camp 27. Columbus, Miss.; Dr. B. A. Vaughan, corn. Camp 28. Memphis, Tenn.; Col. Frazer, corn. Camp 29. Cameron, Texas: Capt. E. S. McIver, corn. Camp 30. Decatur, Texas; Capt. J. E. Simmons, com.; med. offi., Dr. J. Ford; privat
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 21. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.12 (search)
each other, and toward Vicksburg as the objective point. But the compaign was a short and decisive one, and both movements were defeated. Before Sherman started the Confederate cavalry, under General Forest, about December 11th, destroyed sixty miles of railroad between Jackson, Tenn., and Columbus, Ky., and soon after Sherman left Memphis the Confederate cavalry, under General Van, Dorn, dashed around the flank of Grant's army, attacked and seized his depot of supplies for his army at Holly Springs, burned them up or utterly destroyed them (December 20th), necessitating the falling back of Grant's army to Memphis for supplies. Sherman appears. Sherman appeared in the Yazoo river on Christmas day, his transports, guarded front, flank and rear by Porter's gunboat fleet, disembarked his army on the banks of the Yazoo at the mouth of Chickasaw Bayou, eight miles from Vicksburg. When he landed General Smith did not have 5,000 effective men in the city, including the troops manni
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 21. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), General Joseph E. Johnston's campaign in Georgia. (search)
J. E. Johnston. Savannah, Ga., June 30, 1875. To J A. .Chalaron, Esq., Chairman, etc.: my Dear Sir—Your favor of the 25th and inclosures are just received. I regret very much not to have the means of contributing to your interesting object. The records of the army belonged to it, of course, and, I apprehend were lost, or greatly reduced, by the march into and out of Tennessee in the last days of 1864. All that was then saved is now in possession of Colonel Kinloch Falconer, of Holly Springs, Miss. You may remember him as assistantadjutant-general of the army. I have just written to request him to give you any information contained in his records. General Bragg's arrangement of the artillery of Tennessee was a reserve of six or eight batteries under a lieutenant-colonel, and a distribution of the remainder—a battery brigade. In the early spring of 1864, it was more completely organized into a reserve of three or four battalions, under a brigadier-general, and into regime