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came to avoid a repetition of April 6th, had been reinforced by General Pope–flushed by the appropriation of the glory which belonged to the ive the enemy hotly on roads to Monterey and Purdy; Hardee to attack Pope if he attempted to effect a junction with Buell; Polk and Breckinridbetween Thomas' command, lately Grant's, and the corps of Buell and Pope. At the same time Polk and Breckinridge took position fronting the on the 30th, said that on the 29th advances were made by Thomas and Pope, with heavy cannonading, but not a response of any kind was elicitedmber of prisoners and deserters have been captured, estimated by General Pope [a romantic authority] at 2,000. Next day he sent word that Cold and paroled 2,000 prisoners. And on June 4th, he telegraphed: General Pope, with 40,000 men, is 30 miles south of Florence, pushing the enntic retreat was that he made such a stand on the way to Tupelo that Pope dared not attack him, and though reinforced by Buell, did not ventur
lry under Grierson, for the old raiding ground along the Mobile & Ohio railroad. Maj.-Gen. W. T. Martin, commanding Northwest district, with Colonel Denis' reserves and 300 State troops, was near Memphis. Scott and Wilbourn with their forces, about 800 men, were in the Gulf district, as also was King's battery and 500 men under Colonel Wier from Corinth. Colonel Griffith had been ordered south, but was called back. General Gholson had a camp at Cotton Gin, collecting dispersed cavalry, Captain Pope was at Columbus with about thirty men, and at Macon was Lipscomb of Mabry's brigade with 250 and Captain Doss with about thirty men, while Colonel Mabry, in command of the Northeast district, had a small force at Corinth. Corinth was supposed to be the enemy's objective, and a train in charge of Maj. John S. Hope, inspectorgen-eral, with 700 infantry and King's battery, under Lieutenant-Colonel Burke, from Mobile, reached West Point en route to Corinth December 26th, but found that the
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lonel of the Twenty-first. He led this regiment at Seven Pines and in the Seven Days battles. McLaws' division, to which his regiment was attached, was left below Richmond to watch the movements of the enemy when Lee started on his march against Pope, and hence did not rejoin the main army until after Second Manassas. The Twenty-first Mississippi belonged to Barksdale's brigade of this division. This whole command was distinguished throughout the Maryland campaign, and in the following Decemff, in October of the same year. As colonel of the same regiment he bore an honorable part in the campaigns of 1862, that memorable year of battles, so full of marvelous exploits, when Lee's gallant army raised the siege of Richmond, bowled over Pope at Manassas, crossed into Maryland and, while one wing of the army captured Harper's Ferry, the other wing kept McClellan in check and repulsed him at Sharpsburg, crowning the year's work by the tremendous victory at Fredericksburg. Before the la