surely come to his left.
He did not care for odds against his front, but the enfilading attack on his left caused him soon to lose 180 men killed and wounded, out of a total present of 335.
Help never came, and this broken and brave command withdrew in order to avoid capture.
Lieut. T. F. Ragland
was mortally hurt, Maj. J. A. Wilder
, Capt. P. N. Conner
, Capts. E. C. Harbert
, J. L. Hall
, Lieuts. J. B. Boyd
, William M. Ingram
, J. M. Withers
, J. B. Stanley
, N. McMullen
, R. J. Dew
and H. W. Head
were wounded, many of them severely.
's brigade sustained heavy losses.
Maj. J. W. Dawson
, One Hundred and Fifty-fourth, was seriously wounded while on duty with the skirmish line; Captain Kaneke
of the same regiment was killed; Captain Cummings
, Twelfth, was seriously injured.
In the list of killed in Wright
's brigade were Captain Parks
, Sixteenth; Lieutenants Harvey
's battalion, Wade
and Color-bearer Bland
, Fifty-first and Fifty-second regiments, and Captain Whaley
and Lieutenant Craig
Among the wounded were Cols. John H. Anderson
, Eighth; D. M. Donnell
, Sixteenth; Maj. Thomas G. Randle
, Captains Puryear
, and Lieutenants Cunningham
, Eighth; Lieutenants Potter
, Sixteenth; Captain McDonald
and Lieutenants Apple
, Twenty-eighth; Adjutant Caruthers
, Lieutenants Banks
, Thirty-eighth; and Captain Burton
, Lieutenants Billings
, Fifty-first and Fifty-second.
During the battle of the 19th the Twenty-sixth Tennessee wavered for a moment (as reported by General Cheatham
), and seemed to be in the act of falling back, when the intrepid Col. S. S. Stanton
seized the colors of his regiment and, rushing to the front, called his men to follow him. Inspired by this heroic example, the regiment reformed on the colors and at once recovered the lost