grape and canister of Swett
, arising hurriedly from breakfast, was wounded in the act of mounting his horse.
, reporting the action of Hindman
's brigade, described the attack on Peabody
's camp as very sanguinary; the enemy's fire was terrific.
Ordered to the left, he became exposed to a cross-fire of artillery, and here, near the Chicago
battery, General Hindman
's horse was cut in two by a cannon ball and he was disabled.
In an afternoon charge the brigade encountered the murderous fire of a concealed battery, and there LieutenantCol-onel Dean
On the 7th, Colonel Shaver
was rendered senseless by the explosion of a shell in the midst of a fierce melee.
, Seventh regiment, was severely wounded.
About 100 of the regiment marched under Major Harvey
from the field.
Maj. James T. Martin
, successor of Dean
, reported the gallant conduct of Captain Martin
, Captain McCauley
, killed, Captain Cain
, wounded, Captain Brightwell
, wounded, Lieuts. John E. Irwin
and C. I. Deshazo
The Fifth Arkansas was a member of the brigade, but was on special duty and did not take part in this battle.
The loss of the Sixth was heavy, as was that of the other regiments of the brigade.
Among the killed were Capts. Sam H. Dill
and J. W. Austin
Subsequently, at Corinth
, Capt. Sam Granville Smith
was elected colonel, Capt. J. Cameron
, and Lieut. William F. Douglas
reported that Maj. J. T. Harris
, of the Fifteenth Arkansas, was shot dead while firing on the enemy with his revolver.
His brigade passed the night of Sunday in one of the enemy's camps amid heavy rain and the exploding shells from the Federal
He had 800 men left Monday morning out of 2,700.
Ordered to attack the heavy columns of the enemy without support, his brigade suffered heavy loss, among the killed, Lieutenant-Colonel Patton
and Captain Cowley