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[358] A. B. Washington and Lieut. W. T. Jones, Thirteenth regiment, at a critical moment rallied enough men to save Swett's battery from capture. The Fifth and Thirteenth lost 38 killed, 131 wounded, and 33 missing, out of 450; Privates J. K. Leslie, J. K. Pyburn, P. A. Her and William Gamble were honorably mentioned. Maj. A. Watkins, for the Eighth, reported the capture of Loomis' battery. The regiment lost 14 killed, 92 wounded, 65 missing, out of 387. Losses of other regiments not reported. Colonel Coleman reported that his brigade (McNair's) captured 10 pieces of artillery and 2 stand of colors. The First rifles lost 106 out of 270; the Fourth, Thirty-first and Fourth battalion, 103 out of 415; the Second rifles, 52 out of 139; the Twenty-fifth, 61 out of 133. General Robertson, commanding Hood's brigade, reported among his killed Lieutenant Worthington, Third Arkansas. This regiment shared fully in the battle, and suffered, said Manning, accustomed to the casualties in Virginia, a ‘remarkably large’ loss. Calvert's battery, Lieut. T. J. Key, fought effectively with Polk's brigade; Humphreys' battery, with Stewart's division; and Wiggins' battery was with Wheeler in the raid through Tennessee which followed.

Chickamauga was a great Confederate victory. Fifty pieces of artillery, 5,000 stand of arms, and a large amount of ordnance stores were among the spoils of battle. Said Assistant Secretary Dana, ‘The Federal rout was only surpassed at Bull Run.’ Rosecrans retreating to Chattanooga, withdrew his forces from the mountain passes, which had covered his supply line from Bridgeport, and these were immediately occupied by the Confederates. Bragg, gradually closing up his lines and occupying Lookout mountain and Missionary Ridge, placed Chattanooga in a state of siege, and the large hostile army was soon near the point of starvation, its horses and mules reduced to skeletons and unable to move. Their horned cattle the men of the Federal army called

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