of the latter were Floridians who were in the trenches.’
, of the Seventh, and Colonel Maxwell
and Maj. William T. Stockton
, First cavalry, were among the captured.
June, of the Seventh, a gallant young soldier, was killed, and several other officers severely wounded.
At the opening of the campaign of 1864 the regiments of the brigade were commanded as follows: Third and First, Maj. Glover A. Ball
; First cavalry and Fourth, Lieut.-Col. Edward Badger
; Sixth, Col. Angus D. Mc-Lean
; Seventh, Lieut.-Col. Tillman Ingram
The brigade took part in the fighting at Dalton
, Mill Creek gap, Rocky Face ridge
, and Resaca
In the latter engagement General Finley
was wounded and Col. Robert Bullock
, who had been exchanged, took command of the brigade.
They were under cavalry fire at Calhoun
, and skirmished at Cassville
on May 23d they charged the Federal
line on the 28th and suffered severe loss, and skirmished on that line until the Federal
army was withdrawn.
Subsequently they were engaged at Acworth
, and on the Pine mountain
line, until on June 18th they were placed in reserve one mile west of Kenesaw mountain
Marching thence to the southwest they were in the battle of July 2d, holding their position within 60 yards of the enemy on Cheatham
Crossing the Chattahoochee river
on the night of July 9th, they participated in the service of Bate
's division at the battle of Peachtree Creek
, and shared the desperate fighting of Hardee
's corps in the flank attack and battle of July 22d.
Then being transferred to the extreme west flank of the army they were under a terrible fire on August 3d, and marched a mile in advance of the general line and established General Bate
's picket line near Utoy creek
, where they fought the enemy, repulsing every attack in the memorable battle of the 6th.
They were engaged in continual skirmishing during the siege of Atlanta
, and on