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ville, November 21st, and the whole battery at Rowlett's Station, December 19th, two actions which promised success for the Confederate arms in Kentucky. But, unfortunately, a month later disaster overtook the command of General Zollicoffer, which had advanced from Eastern Tennessee toward Mill Springs, on the Cumberland river. In the battle of Fishing Creek, January 19th, the Fifteenth Mississippi, Col. W. S. Statham, began its famous fighting career under the leadership of Lieut.-Col. Edward C. Walthall. The Fifteenth marched in advance of Zollicoffer's brigade against the Federals under George H. Thomas, and its skirmishers first encountered and drove the enemy back. The Nineteenth Tennessee coming up next joined in the fight, but were presently ordered to cease fighting by Zollicoffer, who was under the impression that the fire was directed against another Confederate regiment. Persisting in his error he rode forward as if to give an order to the Federal line, and was shot
which Bragg marched toward Louisville were a number of famous Mississippi commands, which gained distinction in Kentucky and Tennessee while their fellow citizens were fighting at Iuka, Corinth and Vicksburg. The distinctive Mississippi brigade of Bragg's army was that commanded by General Chalmers, including the Fifth regiment, Lieut.-Col. W. L. Sykes; Seventh regiment, Col. W. H. Bishop; Ninth regiment, Capt. T. H. Lynam; Tenth regiment, Col. Robert A. Smith; Twenty-ninth regiment, Col. E. C. Walthall; Blythe's regiment, Lieut.-Col. James Moore; Ninth battalion of sharpshooters, Maj. W. C. Richards. This brigade was in Withers' division, Polk's corps. In J. K. Jackson's brigade of the same corps was the Eighth regiment, Lieut.-Col. A. McNeill, also the Twenty-seventh regiment, Col. T. M. Jones, but the latter was transferred to Patton Anderson's division of Hardee's corps, and given command of a brigade including his own and the Thirtieth and Thirty-seventh regiments. With Ander
battalion of sharpshooters, with Ector's brigade. Walthall's brigade of Liddell's division, same corps, was erey were particularly distinguished. On the 18th, Walthall's Mississippians after a sharp fight took Alexandeeen handled roughly in an assault on Thomas' line, Walthall went in with a shout, breaking the first and seconving been killed. This fight lasted an hour, when Walthall was compelled to retire by flanking movements of twhile moved to the assistance of Cleburne, and now Walthall joined in the fight on the right of Jackson's brigers and 120 men on the mountain near Rossville. Walthall's brigade on Sunday moved first toward the left ansued by Major Donald to Notchey gap. Meanwhile, Walthall's Mississippi brigade had fought the famous battlelicense, opposed to the army corps of Joe Hooker. Walthall's brigade was under arms all night, before Novembeday on Missionary Ridge, losing 28, among them General Walthall, severely, and Adjutant Campbell, of the Twent
Johnston's army of Tennessee, Anderson's and Walthall's Mississippi brigades were assigned to Gen. sharpshooters, Maj. William C. Richards. General Walthall's brigade was made up of the remnants of eral Cantey's command, subsequently in Major-General Walthall's division. In the army of Mississiggle of the campaign at Rocky Face mountain. Walthall's brigade, supported by Tucker's, held positifirst repulsing three assaults of the enemy. Walthall had in line 1,158 men, and lost 49 killed andark. French's division was held in reserve. Walthall was in command of his division and put it inte loss of the divisions of Loring, French and Walthall was over 2,000, including many of the best ofworks. Generals Scott, Cockrell, Quarles and Walthall were all disabled. Colonel Farrell, Colonel At Nashville Sears' brigade was attached to Walthall's division, which, with Loring's, fought creded and 140 wounded. During the retreat General Walthall, with Featherston's brigade and several o[1 more...]
ayne. The remnant of Humphreys' brigade, at its surrender at Appomattox under Captain Cherry, numbered 20 officers and 231 men; Davis' brigade had 21 officers and 54 men; and Harris' brigade had 33 officers and 339 men. Meanwhile the Mississippi infantry of the armies of Tennessee and Mississippi had joined the forces under Gen. J. E. Johnston for the defense of the Carolinas. Loring's division was there, forming part of Stewart's corps of three divisions, one of which was commanded by Walthall. The whole corps contained only 1,000 fighting men. Featherston's brigade, reinforced by part of several Arkansas regiments, included heroic fragments of the Third, Thirty-first, and Fortieth Mississippi, under Col. James M. Stigler; the First, Twenty-second and Thirty-third regiments and First battalion, under Col. Martin A. Oatis; and the Twenty-seventh, Maj. Q. C. Heidelburg. The brigade of Gen. Robert Lowry contained the Fifth, Fourteenth and Forty-third, consolidated under Col. Rober
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Resaca the Thirty-fourth was on the right of Walthall's brigade and near the center of the general ered greatly, but in that of the 28th of July Walthall's, now Benton's brigade, bore an especially hved himself an able and gallant officer. General Walthall, in his report of the battle of Lookout Me a brigadier-general, and he held command of Walthall's brigade until the battle of July 28th, wheneorgia, north Alabama and Tennessee commanded Walthall's old brigade, now in the division of Gen. Edn Hindman's left but not in very heavy line. Walthall's brigade, occupying the left of Hindman's [drigade in reserve, was severely wounded. General Walthall in his report said: The fine brigade whicdaring that were unsurpassed. Major-General Edward Cary Walthall, of Mississippi, was born at Ric an enigma, and proceeds, Situated as he was, Walthall and his Mississippians made one of the bravesight months before. Fighting to the end, General Walthall commanded a division of Georgians and Ten[7 more...]