rushed out and attempted to arrest the intruders.
They had no idea of the situation.
Several were killed, while many others sought safety under their beds.
was not found.
Fortunately for him, he spent the night with a friend on Shelby street.
, in the meantime, followed Forest, and ran into a line of infantry posted along Mississippi avenue. He pushed ahead without halting, but as he turned into Vance street he saw a battery in position and the gunners charging the pieces.
There was but a moment to act, but Logwood
, quick as a flash, ordered a charge, and his men rushed forward with guns raised above their heads and knocked down every man in their reach.
The rest of the enemy fled.
The rammers were left in the cannon.
Quickly getting his men together, Logwood
galloped along Hernando street to Beal
, thence to the Gayoso.
The men went wild with excitement.
Women and children were screaming with fright.
Others were shouting and clapping their hands as they recognized the muddy rebels.
was the home of many of Forrest
's daredevil riders, and as they dashed by, women, young and old, regardless of their costumes, threw open their doors and windows and ran forth with cheers, giving every evidence of delight.
Numbers of them rushed out into the streets in their nightrobes, forgetful of everything except the excitement of the moment.
reached the Gayoso he posted a company at the intersection of Main and Beal
, and one at Union and Main, and with the others renewed the search for General Hurlbut
But he was not there.
After remaining in the vicinity until 10 o'clock, Logwood
retired along Front street to Beal
, thence to De Sota.
, with that recklessness and indifference to opposition and danger which characterized him at all times, rode to Union, thence in the direction of De Soto
He was advised that the enemy was moving along Beal
, Union and Monroe
streets, but that made no difference to him and his heroic and of forty men. Leaving the hotel, he moved through Gayoso street to Main, and up Main to Union.
Turning into Union he saw a column of infantry double-quicking turn out of Second street with guns at a trail.
dashed ahead regardless