The Georgia campaign
Louisiana commands with Johnston and Polk
their service from Dalton to Atlanta
battle of Jonesboro
General Hood Withdraws to Alabama.
In November, 1863, Grant, victorious at Vicksburg, appeared at Chattanooga, where the Federal army was beleaguered by Bragg on Missionary Maj. Samuel L. Bishop; the Fourth battalion by Lieut.-Col. J. McEnery, Maj. Duncan Buie; the Fourteenth battalion by Major Austin.
(Return of April 30th.) The Louisiana cavalry was represented by Guy Dreux‘ company at headquarters, the artillery by Vaught's company with Hardee's corps and Capt. Charles E. Fenner's with Hood's.
of Tennessee suffered a heavy blow in the death of Lieut.-Gen Leonidas Polk.
The united armies, though facing desperate perils, took time to mourn the bishop of Louisiana.
He had ever been a pillar of strength to his people.
Gentle in peace and undaunted in the field, he is remembered as the militant bishop of the Confederacy. t