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‘ [168] rushed to the front with a spirit and nerve sufficient for any calling, and bore the same aloft through the day.’ The Tenth lost 11 officers out of 20, and 17 in all out of 330.

Major-General Cheatham, mentioning the service of Vaughn's brigade, says that it attacked the enemy furiously early in the battle, and captured two guns, but was obliged to fall back. ‘In the meantime the Ninth Texas regiment, under the command of that gallant officer, Col. W. H. Young, who did not hear the order, became detached and was farther to the left. It remained in the woods and continued to fight the enemy, and at last charged them on their flank, and drove them from the woods on their entire right, losing very heavily.’ Said Colonel Vaughn: ‘Colonel Young seized the colors of his regiment in one of its most gallant charges and led it through.’ Colonel Young reported that after getting in a dangerous position where he lost in killed and wounded more than 100 men, including nearly all the commissioned officers, he and Lieut.-Col. Miles A. Dillard losing their horses, he took the colors and ‘ordered the regiment to move forward with a shout, both of which they did a la Texas,’ and the enemy fled before them. The loss of the regiment was reported at 18 killed and 102 wounded. Among the killed were Lieuts. R. F. Luckett and E. B. Parham.

Thompson S Station.

The Texas brigade of cavalry, consisting of the Third regiment, Maj. A. B. Stone; Sixth, Col. L. S. Ross; Ninth, Lieut.-Col. D. W. Jones, and Whitfield's legion, Lieut.-Col. John H. Broocks, under brigade command of Col. J. W. Whitfield, was distinguished in the defeat and capture of a strong Federal reconnoitering expedition at Thompson's Station, Tenn., March 5, 1863. Lieut. Mike Guerin, Color-Bearer John A. Miller and Private J. M. Day, Sixth Texas, and Capt. D. R. Gurley, brigade adjutant, were mentioned in the report of Major-General Van

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