were commanded by Gen. J. A. Smith
In the battle of December 15th and 16th, General Govan
was wounded, and Colonel Green
took command of the brigade.
From this disastrous field the Arkansans of the army of Tennessee fell back through the snow and sleet beyond the Tennessee
Their next fighting was in North Carolina
, against Sherman
At the battle of Bentonville
, March 19, 1865, Govan
's brigade, under Col. P. V. Green
, for the last time won the compliments of its superior officers, by repelling the enemy's attacks.
Gen. D. H. Reynolds
, at the head of his brigade, lost a leg, and Colonel Bunn
, who succeeded him, also being wounded, Lieut.-Col. M. G. Galloway