Generals Wallace and Prentiss showed themselves worthy of the trust reposedm Preston Johnston (page 620), in speaking of Prentiss' surrender, says:
Each Confederate common, drill, or discipline.
The surrender of Prentiss was due to the gallantry of the entire army, t.
War Records (Vol.
X, page 104) and General Prentiss' report (pages 277-279) inform us that Prmmunications with the river ceased. * * * General Prentiss' division having been thrown back from thhe enemy.
In order not to interfere with General Prentiss' lines, I marched by an oblique, passing aled to me the facts of our position. * * General Prentiss having already surrendered with a part ofendered.
It proved to be the command of Generals Prentiss and Wm. H. L. Wallace.
It will be obfive days after the battle, fixes the hour of Prentiss' surrender at about 4 o'clock; also that Coloed, 7,495 wounded, and 3,022 captured.
General Prentiss and the lamented General W. H. L. Wallace[9 more...]