d by some of Forrest's forces, but who, with other conscripts, had succeeded in making his escape.
He testifies that while two companies of rebel troops, with Major Bradford and many other prisoners, were on their march from Brownsville to Jackson, Tennessee, Major Bradford was taken by five rebels--one an officer — led about fifty yards from the line of march, and deliberately murdered in view of all there assembled.
He fell — killed instantly by three musket-balls, even while asking that hiser I took command, Colonel Hicks, at Paducah, and Colonel Hawkins at Union City, advised me by telegraph of the presence in their neighborhood of armed bands, both fearing an attack.
At night of the same day, Colonel Hawkins reported Forrest at Jackson, sixty-one miles south, with seven thousand men; and again that he expected an attack within twenty-four hours. He wanted reinforcements.
Question. Had you the means of reenforcing him?
Answer. Of my own command, I had not one hundred and
The train was guarded by two companies of Jackson's ragged chivalry, and loaded with clothing, shoes, and amo prevent its being burnt.
On this road we met a party of Jackson's cavalry, and skirmished with them, pressing them close.
sed by the guard that we had left there; and next morning, Jackson's force, with artillery, infantry, and cavalry, made an atregiment and an entire wagon train — were held in check by Jackson's detachment of fifty men during the entire night.
Soon a off from the bridge by the detachment under Jackson.
Had Jackson's order to attack the Yankees furiously not been so tardilg so, however, many of them were drowned.
The result of Jackson's operations was the complete capture of the Yankee ambulaven.
Jackson also captured a number of mules and wagons.
Jackson's loss was small.
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Jackson's blunt response to some parlor or bar-room strategist in