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rivate of Company A, Fourteenth Tennessee, who seized the colors from the hands of the wounded color-bearer and bore them bravely through the fight. Capt. Young T. Stubblefield and Lieut. W. E. Forbes, First Tennessee, were among the killed. Major Morris, Fourteenth Tennessee, was mortally wounded. General Lee reported, in the series of engagements on the plains of Manassas, 7,000 Federal prisoners taken in addition to 2,000 wounded and abandoned by Pope's army, and the capture of 30 pieceser at the distance of ten paces. The Federal army fell back on Washington City and General Pope was at once relieved of his command. In the brief campaign against Pope, the Fourteenth Tennessee lost three field officers, Forbes, Harrell and Morris; Maj. William McComb succeeded Lieutenant-Colonel Harrell, and on the fall of Colonel Forbes, succeeded to the command of the regiment. Capt. J. W. Lockert was made lieutenant-colonel, and Capt. J. H. Johnson became major. When General Lee st
cruise of 61 days. At 3:00 a. m. of the 7th of October, the United States manof-war Wachusett, Captain Collins, ran into the Florida, intending to sink her, and very serious injury was inflicted upon the ship. At the same time the Wachusett fired about 200 shots from her small-arms, and two from her great guns, and then demanded her surrender. At the request of the Brazilian naval commander, the Florida had anchored inshore of his squadron, steam had gone down and fires were hauled. Commander Morris, with several officers and 70 of the crew of the Florida, was on shore on liberty. In this condition of affairs the cruiser was surrendered. The officers were paroled and with two-thirds of the men transferred to the Wachusett. The men were outraged by being put in double irons. One poor fellow, Henry Norman, was ironed to a stanchion with his hands behind him for having a key to a pair of the Florida's irons in his pocket. Another was put in a sweat-box for eighteen nights, becaus