r Col. Ben W. Johnson, Lieut.-Col. P. L. Lee, Maj. W. E. Steward, Adjt. J. E. Baker. . . . The captains on reorganization were: Company A, John Stevenson; Company B, Joseph Daniels; Company C, James Franklin; Company D, John Hubbard; Company E, Ed Wilson; Company F, William Walker; Company G, Albert Reed; Company H, Wilkerson; Company I, L. W. Matthews; Company K, McClung.
The regiment after reorganization was sent south to Louisiana to resist Banks, and fought in many minor engagements—Crosions of Port Hudson, when attacked by the army and navy of the United States. Captain Reed, of Company G, was killed May 29, 1863; Captain Hubbard, of Company D, was killed.
Within a day or two, Captain Stevenson died from wounds received.
Capt. E. Wilson died from concussion of the brain, caused by being struck with a shell.
The regiment, though not serving in the wider fields of conflict, contained the .finest fighting material, proved its patience, and suffered and was exposed as much as