the Forty-first regiment in John C. Brown
's brigade, and the Twenty-fourth, Col. William F. Dowd
, in Samuel Powell
's brigade, while the Forty-fifth was in S. A. M. Wood
's brigade of Buckner
The Mississippi artillery was scattered throughout the army, Capt. T. J. Stanford
's with A. P. Stewart
's brigade, Swett
's with Liddell
's brigade, Darden
's with Bushrod Johnson
's brigade, Smith
's with Maney
Several cavalry companies, under the command of Capt. P. D. Roddey
, rendered valuable service in cutting the Memphis & Charleston railroad in Alabama
in July and during the whole campaign.
and his brigade, on September 14th, invested the Federal
garrison at Munfordville
, and a demand for surrender having been refused, assaulted the works.
A particularly intrepid charge was made by the Tenth Mississippi, in which Col. Robert A. Smith
, Lieut.-Col. James G. Bullard
, and other brave men gave up their lives.
, of Blythe
's regiment, supported this charge with his men and fell mortally wounded.
, at the head of his battalion, was severely wounded.
All the regiments lost heavily, from 20 killed and wounded in the Seventh, to 108 in the Tenth, the total loss being 35 killed and 250 wounded, out of a total force of 1,600.
On the 16th the garrison surrendered to General Bragg
, and in compliment to the gallant fight of Chalmers
' brigade it was ordered to take possession of the works.
In the memorable battle of Perryville
, the Mississippi
regiments and batteries, attached to the divisions of Cheatham
, bore their full share of the conflict and its honors.
In the organization of the army of Tennessee at Murfreesboro
' brigade included the Seventh, Ninth, Tenth, Forty-first and Forty-fourth (Blythe
's) regiments, and the Ninth battalion sharpshooters.
The Twenty-fourth, Lieut.-Col. R. P. McKelvaine