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attempt at art, has the rare merit of combining truth and picturesqueness in narration. It is the work of an intelligent soldier and an honest gentleman. When Bramlette invaded Lexington, Morgan secured his arms and got away with his company on the 20th of September. He was joined at Bardstown by Captain Wickliffe's company, and they reached Buckner in safety on the 30th of September. Morgan was soon put in command of a squadron, composed of his own company, Captain Bowles's, and Captain Allen's, and did excellent service on outpost duty, getting here the training that afterward made him famous. It has already been mentioned that seven regiments of Kentucky infantry were recruited at Bowling Green during the autumn of 1861, though some of them were feeble in numbers. To carry out General Johnston's designs already indicated, and for the special purpose of breaking up the railroad south of Woodsonville, General Hindman moved on that place, December 17th, with 1,100 infant
this cross-fire it at last fell back with very heavy loss. Allen's Fourth Louisiana was dreadfully cut up in this charge, anain suffered a bloody repulse. Gibson, who, assisted by Allen and Avegno, had been leading the Fourth and Thirteenth Louil disaster, turned over the command of his left wing to Colonel Allen, with directions to execute the orders received from Ge, and many officers, wounded. In the Fourth Louisiana, Colonel Allen was wounded, and three captains and three lieutenants kl, Lieutenant Ben King, killed. When Gibson went to Fagan, Allen, a very fearless soldier, wrung at his unavailing loss, rodagain. Bragg, impatient at the check, hastily replied, Colonel Allen, I want no faltering now. Allen, stung by the reply, sAllen, stung by the reply, said not a word, but, going back to his command, and waving his sword for his men to follow, charged once more-but again in va under them; Major Hawkins was wounded in the face, and Captain Allen had his leg torn by a shell. Many eye-witnesses have