gallant part in it all. During the campaign into Tennessee Colonel Bullock
's brigade, and was one of the gallant participants in the terrible battle of Franklin
. Maj.-Gen. Wm. B. Bate
, in his official report of the Tennessee
campaign, pays a high compliment to Colonel Bullock
He says: ‘T. B. Smith
, commanding Tyler
's brigade, and Col. Robert Bullock
, commanding Finley
's, bore themselves with heroic courage, both through good and evil fortune, always executing orders with zeal and alacrity, and bearing themselves in the face of the enemy as became reputations which each had heretofore bravely won. The latter was severely wounded near Murfreesboro
, and was succeeded by Major Lash
, whose coolness and gallantry were marked.’
came out of the Tennessee
campaign with the temporary rank of brigadier-general.
Brigadier-General Theodore W. Brevard
, then in the rank of major, was commanding a battalion in the department of Florida in 1862-63.
This was at first a cavalry command, designated as Brevard
's Partisan Rangers, and consisting of four companies.
In the first months of 1861 Florida
and South Carolina
were considered the seat of war, and military commands were hurried in considerable numbers to Pensacola
The latter city was the object of attack from 1862 to the close of the conflict.
there was no important battle until Seymour
's invasion in February, 1864.
In a skirmish that occurred in the suburbs of Jacksonville
on March 11, 1863, Major Brevard
was commended for gallant conduct by General Finegan
, who, in a report of a skirmish near Lake City
on March 31st, says: ‘My orders were executed by Major Brevard
with promptness, gallantry and discretion.’
In December, 1863, Brevard
's battalion (the First Florida) had been increased to five companies, and Major Brevard
had been promoted to lieutenantcol-onel.
This battalion was in the brigade of Gen. Joseph