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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 4. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 81 1 Browse Search
Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 68 2 Browse Search
Colonel Charles E. Hooker, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.2, Mississippi (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 51 5 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 16. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 46 2 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 23. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 41 3 Browse Search
Col. O. M. Roberts, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.1, Alabama (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 40 4 Browse Search
Colonel William Preston Johnston, The Life of General Albert Sidney Johnston : His Service in the Armies of the United States, the Republic of Texas, and the Confederate States. 36 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 5. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 32 2 Browse Search
Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Chapter XXII: Operations in Kentucky, Tennessee, North Mississippi, North Alabama, and Southwest Virginia. March 4-June 10, 1862. (ed. Lieut. Col. Robert N. Scott) 23 7 Browse Search
Col. J. J. Dickison, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 11.2, Florida (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 22 6 Browse Search
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ect, however, to be drilled at such times and places within their respective counties as their company officers may order, until called out for drill or actual services by their major-general. On the same day that the above ordinance was adopted, the following proceedings on the floor of the convention (see Journal of State convention, 1861) were had: On motion of Mr. Chalmers the convention proceeded to the election of a major-general by ballot. The president appointed Messrs. Gholson, Anderson and Beene to act as tellers. Upon the first ballot Jefferson Davis received 88 votes, Reuben Davis 1 vote, Earl Van Dorn 1 vote; whereupon Jefferson Davis was declared major-general. Mr. Davis was then in Washington City. Returning home, he found his commission, dated January 25, 1861, at Jackson, awaiting him. He gave a few days to the work of dividing the State into military districts, apportioning the levy of troops and the formation of a staff, before retiring to his plantation, wh
venth, Ninth, Tenth and Thirty-sixth (Blythe's) infantry. In Hardee's Third corps, Wood's brigade, Thirty-third infantry. In Breckinridge's corps, Statham's brigade, Fifteenth and Twenty-second infantry. In Van Dorn's army, Ruggles division, Anderson's brigade, Thirty-sixth infantry; Walker's brigade, Thirty-seventh infantry. On May 6th, General Bragg was given immediate command of the army of the Mississippi, General Beauregard retaining general command of the combined forces. The Federd property. The Thirty-seventh Mississippi was in this action, and was commended by General Ruggles, who particularly complimented its commander, Colonel Benton, and Lieutenant Morgan, who continued to lead a company after being wounded. Gen. Patton Anderson reported of Col. D. J. Brown's regiment: A large portion of the Thirty-sixth Mississippi regiment, although never having formed a line of battle or heard a hostile gun before, behaved with that gallantry and spirit which characterize the
Jones, but the latter was transferred to Patton Anderson's division of Hardee's corps, and given cThirtieth and Thirty-seventh regiments. With Anderson's division, in addition to Jones' brigade, we-Col. J. I. Scales, were in Walthall's or Patton Anderson's brigade. These two brigades composed td Sheridan had been driven back Polk sent Patton Anderson's brigade forward against Negley, of Thomr brake, and with an abundance of artillery. Anderson moved forward his brigade with firmness and dccount of this gallant action is given by General Anderson. Manigault's brigade, having been thrownements about 9 a. m. to charge a battery, and Anderson ordered up the Forty-fifth Alabama and Twentys of Stanford, Carnes and Smith, supported by Anderson's and other brigades. After the bloody defea Breckinridge on the other side of the river, Anderson moved to his support, and remained in line of were all assigned to Longstreet's corps. In Anderson's division was the Mississippi brigade of Gen[1 more...]
harles Swett and included his battery, under Lieut. H. Shannon. Another Mississippi brigade was that commanded by Gen. Patton Anderson in Hindman's division, composed of the Seventh regiment, Col. W. H. Bishop; Ninth, Maj. T. H. Lynam; Tenth, Lieut.ptain Turner commanded the next day. On the left of the army on the next day, Sunday, September 20th, the brigades of Anderson and Humphreys, the latter having just arrived from Virginia, had a conspicuous part in the rout of the right wing of Rosrty-first captured a battery of five guns. Several stand of colors were also taken and many prisoners. In this report, Anderson testified to his high appreciation of the valor, courage and skill displayed by the officers and troops on this memorablis regiment with gallantry at Murfreesboro. On the night of the 20th, Col. J. H. Sharp took command of the brigade, General Anderson having been called to command Hindman's division. Humphreys' brigade took part in the assault upon Thomas' right, a
d my escort, dismounted, were ordered to charge the enemy's position in front of Newsom's regiment, and succeeded in driving the enemy to his second line, enabling the regiment to rally, re-form and move forward to a less exposed position. Fearing my order to General Buford had miscarried I moved forward rapidly along the lines, encouraging my men, until I reached Buford on the Blackland road, and finding but two pieces of artillery in position and engaged, I directed my aide-de-camp, Captain Anderson, to bring up all the artillery and ordered General Buford to place it in action at once, which was promptly done. The battle was fierce and the enemy obstinate; but after two hours hard fighting the enemy gave way, being forced back on his third and last line. Colonel Barteau had gained his rear, and by his presence and attack in that quarter had withdrawn the cavalry from the enemy's flank and created confusion and dismay to the wagon train and the guard attending it. The cavalry was
herman all the way from Dalton to Atlanta in the summer of 1864. In the organization of Johnston's army of Tennessee, Anderson's and Walthall's Mississippi brigades were assigned to Gen. T. C. Hindman's division of John B. Hood's corps. Anderson'Anderson's brigade, commanded by Brig.-Gen. Wm. F. Tucker, and later by Col. Jacob H. Sharp, included the Seventh Mississippi infantry, Col. Wm. H. Bishop; Ninth, Lieut.-Col. Benjamin F. Johns; Tenth, Lieut.-Col. George B. Myers; Forty-first, Col. J. Byrd Wila compliment not unreservedly given to their comrade brigades. Sharp's brigade lost 214 men and Brantly's 126. Gen. Patton Anderson now took command of the division including Sharp's and Brantly's brigades, and they intrenched on the line they hel the sharpshooters compelled the removal of the gun. There were many instances of courage and daring. On one occasion, Anderson wrote, Brantly's men, by rolling logs ahead of them and by digging zigzag trenches, approached so near the enemy as to b
Colonel Charles E. Hooker, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.2, Mississippi (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Biographical. (search)
in command of two regiments, the Twenty-fourth and Thirty-seventh Mississippi, attached to Patton Anderson's brigade, of Ruggles' division. The greater part of his service during 1862 and 1863 was ay of November, 1862. His brigade consisted of four Mississippi regiments and formed a part of Anderson's division of A. P. Hill's corps. In the campaign of 1863, at Chancellorsville and again at Gef whom had received notice of their promotion a few moments before going into battle. Maj.-Gen. Patton Anderson, in a report of the operations of his division (formerly Hindman's), makes the followicker was commissioned colonel on the 8th of May, 1862. It was assigned to the brigade of Gen. Patton Anderson, and later was under General Chalmers. At Murfreesboro, Chickamauga and Missionary Ridgeoned brigadier-general, and assigned to command of the brigade distinguished under Chalmers and Anderson, the Seventh, Ninth, Tenth, Forty-first and Forty-fourth regiments of Mississippi infantry, and