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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 10. (ed. Frank Moore) 3 1 Browse Search
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s the range of his, General Jackson's, enfilading fire would allow. It was during this service of the brigade that the advance line of skirmishers of the Sixth Virginia infantry, Colonel George T. Rogers, under the immediate command of Captain W. Carter Williams, charged over the enemy's abatis near the plank road, fired upon him in his rifle-pits, captured prisoners from four different regiments, and the colors and color-bearer of the One Hundred and Seventh Ohio, returning to his position witntal commanders, Colonel Royston, Eighth Alabama, and after his severe wound, Lieutenant-Colonel Herbert, who commanded the Eighth Alabama; Colonel Pinkard, Fourteenth Alabama; Colonel Forney, Tenth Alabama; Colonel Sanders, Eleventh Alabama; Major Williams, Ninth Alabama, were intelligent, energetic, and gallant in commanding, directing, and leading their men. The brigade slept on the field at Salem Church on the night of the third instant, On the morning of the fourth the enemy were seen in ou
of the many legions that this old State has sent into the field. The officers of this new company are men of the right stamp. The indomitable energy and fearlessness of Carter Williams on several occasions, when daring exploits and almost reckless exposure were required to save life and property, are among the reasons for believing that the company has made a good selection of one to command them and to lead the charge whenever the contest shall come. The officers are: Captain, W. Carter Williams; First Lieutenant, Charles R. Grandy; Second Lieutenant, Dr. J. E. Bell; Junior Second Lieutenant, James M. Brickhouse. The gallantry of the almost youthful commander of the new bait lion, as displayed at the battle of Sewell's Point, his ability as a commander, and his high-toned, gentlemanly bearing, are already known and acknowledged. A circumstance connected with the mustering in of the company alluded to, is worthy of mention here. A youth of 17, well known here for his