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Sketch of the Third Maryland Artillery. By Captain William L. Ritter. Retreat from Nashville. Now commenced one of the most disastrous retreats of the war. Seventy-two pieces of artillery were lost at Nashville, and hundreds of wagons were abandoned for want of mules to pull them. The roads were in wretched condition in consequence of the inclemency of the weather. The heavy rains rend
t intense suffering was experienced by the entire army.
Shoeless men marched all the way from Nashville to Mississippi, without any protection whatever to their feet, and they only can describe the lly the campaign any farther.
He certainly was aware that the Federals were massing troops at Nashville, therefore it was only a question of time when he would be driven back, and then at a disadvan he vacancy caused by the death of Captain John B. Rowan, killed December 16th, 1864, before Nashville, Tenn.
By command of Major General Elzey, William Palfrey, Captain and Assistant-Adjutant.