Grant at Shiloh
It took part in that engagement, under command of Colonel Patterson
, and lost heavily both days.
Lieut. Thomas Bateman
was killed, and Lieutenants Perryman
commanded four companies, A, B, C and D, 122 men, of whom 62 were killed or wounded.
seemed to have a charmed life.
Upon reorganization, John H. Kelly
was elected colonel; Wilson
, and Capt. G. F. Baucum
. Lieutenant-Colonel Wilson
resigned, and Anderson Watkins
was elected major.
Upon the promotion of Colonel Kelly
to brigadier-general, Baucum
became colonel, and Anderson Watkins
The regiment took part in the battle of Murfreesboro
, as part of Liddell
's brigade, and captured two stand of colors, which were taken by Private James Riddle
, of Company C, and Corp. N. A. Horn
, of Company E. Colonel Kelly
was wounded the second day and borne off the field, when Lieut.-Col. G. F. Baucum
commanded the regiment.
Lieuts. T. H. Beard
, S. B. Cole
, Colvin Ead
and H. J. McCurdy
, of the Eighth, were killed.
The regiment was in the battles of Chattanooga
, Missionary Ridge
, Ringgold Gap (consolidated with the Eighth and Nineteenth, under Lieutenant-Colonel Hawthorn
, Kenesaw Mountain
, Peachtree Creek
, Ezra Church and Atlanta
or Decatur Road. The Eighth formed part of Cleburne
's division, and participated in all the battles of that hard fighting officer, up to his death at Franklin
, and surrendered with the army under Joseph E. Johnston
at Greensboro, N. C.
, April 26, 1865.
The Ninth Arkansas regiment infantry was organized at Pine Bluff
, July 20, 1861, by the election of Col. John M. Bradley
, Lieut.-Col. W. Y. McCammon
, Maj. W. H. Wallace, Sr.
The adjutant was R. W. Millsaps
The company commanders were: Company A, of Jefferson county
, Capt. James H. Hurley
; Company B, of Union county
, Capt. W. H. Wallace, Jr.
; Company C, of Jefferson