The following Georgia
commands went into Kentucky
's division: Smith
's legion, Fifty-fifth Georgia and Newnan
artillery (from the Twelfth battalion). In Stevenson
's division, which recaptured Cumberland gap
and then advanced into Kentucky
, were the Thirty-fourth, Thirty-sixth, Thirty-ninth, Fortieth, Forty-second, Fifty-second and Fifty-seventh Georgia regiments, the Third and Ninth Georgia battalions, and the Cherokee artillery.
's division was the Forty-third Georgia.
The foregoing troops were all in Gen. Kirby Smith
's wing of Bragg
's army in Kentucky
there were other Georgia
' division the Fifth Georgia shared in what was to the infantry the bloodless victory at Munfordville, Ky.
; while at Perryville
the Forty-first Georgia was in Cheatham
's division in the thickest of the fight, its gallant colonel, Charles A. Mc-Daniel
, being mortally wounded, and Maj. John Knight
leading it through the rest of the battle.
The regiment lost in this engagement 6 color-bearers, 2 killed and 4 wounded. General Maney
, commanding the brigade of four Tennessee
regiments and the Forty-first Georgia, said in his report: ‘The Southern army lost neither a truer soldier nor more amiable and admirable a gentleman on that field (Perryville
) than Col. Charles A. Mc-Daniel
. . . . It would be a profound gratification to me to be allowed the privilege of inscribing the name of Colonel McDaniel
on one of the guns captured by my brigade at the battle of Murfreesboro
, the gun to be presented to some Georgia
The Southern Rights battery, from Perry
, as well as the Southern Rights Guards (Company C) of Ramsey
's First Georgia, was also at the battle of Perryville
At Fort Pulaski
throughout the summer, Brig.-Gen. A. H. Terry
was in command, with a garrison consisting of the Forty-eighth New York, Col. W. B. Barton
; a company of Rhode Island artillery, and a detachment of engineers.
had ordered in May that in