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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2., chapter 7.42 (search)
ol. J. T. Norwood (mn w); 15th N. C., Col. Henry A. Dowd (w); Ga. Battery (Troup Arty.), Capt. Henry H. Carlton. Brigade loss: k, 66; w, 347; m, 2 ==415. Third Brigade, Brig.-Gen. Richard Griffith (m w), Col. William Barksdale: 13th Miss., Col. William Barksdale, Lieut.-Col. J. W. Carter (w), Maj. Kennon McElroy; 17th Miss., Col. W. D. Holder (w), Lieut.-Col. John C. Fiser; 18th Miss., Col. Thomas M. Griffin (w), Lieut.-Col. William H. Luse; 21st Miss., Col. Benjamin G. Humphreys, Lieut.-Col. W. L. Brandon (w), Capt. William C. F. Brooks; Va. Battery (1st Richmond Howitzers), Capt. E. S. McCarthy. Brigade loss: k, 91; w, 434 ==525. artillery, Lieut.-Col. Stephen D. Lee: Ga. Battery (Pulaski Arty.), Capt. J. P. W. Read; Va. Battery (James City Arty.), Capt. L. W. Richardson; Va. Battery (Magruder Arty.), Capt. T. Jeff. Page, Jr. Longstreet's division, Maj.-Gen. James Longstreet (also in command of A. P. Hill's division), Brig.-Gen. Richard H. Anderson. First Brigade, Brig.-G
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3., chapter 9.97 (search)
immediately fell back on Jackson. On the 8th of July Sherman was within ten miles of Jackson, and on the 11th was close up to the defenses of the city and shelling the town. The siege was kept up until the morning of the 17th, when it was found that the enemy had evacuated during the night. The weather was very hot, the roads dusty, and the water bad. Johnston destroyed the roads as he passed, and had so much the start that pursuit was useless; but Sherman sent one division, Steele's, to Brandon, fourteen miles east of Jackson. . . . Sherman was ordered back to Vicksburg, and his troops took much the same position they had occupied before — from the Big Black to Haynes's Bluff. editors. I also moved McPherson, with most of the troops still about Vicksburg, eastward, to compel the enemy to keep back a force to meet him. Meanwhile Rosecrans had very skillfully manoeuvred Bragg south of the Tennessee River, and through and beyond Chattanooga. If he had stopped and intrenched, and m
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3., The opposing forces at Knoxville, Tenn.: November 17th-December 4th, 1863. (search)
l. Henry P. Thomas (k); 18th Ga., Capt. John A. Crawford; 24th Ga., Capt. N. J. Dortch; Cobb's (Ga.) Legion, Maj. William D. Conyers; Phillips (Ga.) Legion, Maj. Joseph Hamilton (w); 3d Ga. Battalion Sharp-shooters, Lieut.-Col. N. L. Hutchins, Jr. Brigade loss: k, 48; w, 121; m, 81==250. Humphreys's Brigade, Brig.-Gen. Benjamin G. Humphreys: 13th Miss., Col. Kennon McElroy (k), Maj. G. L. Donald; 17th Miss., Lieut.-Col. John C. Fiser (w); 18th Miss., Col. Thomas M. Griffin; 21st Miss., Col. W. L. Brandon. Brigade loss: k, 21; w, 105; m, 56==182. Bryan's Brigade, Brig.-Gen. Goode Bryan: 10th Ga., Lieut.-Col. Willis C. Holt; 50th Ga., Col. P. McGlashan; 51st Ga., Col. E. Ball; 53d Ga., Col. James P. Simms (w). Brigade loss: k, 27; w, 121; m, 64==212. Hood's division, Brig.-Gen. Micah Jenkins. Jenkins's Brigade, Col. John Bratton: 1st S. C., Col. F. W. Kilpatrick; 2d S. C. Rifles, Col. Thomas Thomson; 5th S. C., Col. A. Coward; 6th S. C.----; Hampton (S. C.) Legion, Col. M. W. Gary
t, with the coolness and ability which characterized the well-trained soldier; Colonels Holder and Griffin, and Lieutenant-Colonel Brandon, of the Third Mississippi brigade, who were all severely wounded whilst gallantly leading their regiments into n it retired in good order to the position it formerly occupied in the woods. Colonels Holder and Griffin, and Lieutenant-Colonel Brandon, commanding Twenty-first regiment, were all severely wounded while gallantly and nobly leading their regiments manding Third Brigade: sir: I have the honor to report to you that the Twenty-first Mississippi regiment, Lieutenant-Colonel W. L. Brandon commanding, was, on the first instant, ordered to proceed in the direction of the enemy about three o'clock ry, and finding no support, either right or left, were ordered to retire, which we did in good order, losing Lieutenant-Colonel W. L. Brandon, (the only officer,) being wounded by a grape-shot. The command of the regiment then devolved upon me. Afte
illan; 16th Georgia regiment, Lieutenant-Colonel H. P. Thomas; Cobb's Georgia legion, Lieutenant-Colonel L. J. Glenn; Phillips' Georgia legion, Lieutenant-Colonel E. S. Barclay; 3d battalion Georgia Sharpshooters, Lieutenant-Colonel N. H. Hutchins. Third brigade. Commander: Brigadier-General B. G. Humphries---13th Mississippi regiment, Colonel R. McLeroy; 17th Mississippi regiment, Colonel W. D. Hodge; 18th Mississippi regiment, Colonel F. M. Griffin; 21st Mississippi regiment, Colonel W. L. Brandon. Fourth brigade Commander: Brigadier-General Goode Bryan---10th Georgia regiment, Colonel John B. Weems; 51st Georgia regiment, Colonel J. P. Simms; 50th Georgia regiment, Colonel P. McGlaskan; 53d Georgia regiment, Colonel E. N. Ball. Hood's division. Brigadier-General M. Jenkins, commanding. First brigade Commander: Brigadier-General J. B. Robertson---1st Texas regiment, Colonel A. T. Rainey; 4th Texas regiment, Colonel J. C. G. Key; 5th Texas regiment, Colonel R.
2, 281, 290, 294, 318, 324, 326, 330, 338, 340, 342, 341, 346; III., 24, 30, 106, 225, 344; IV., 144, 147, 153, 155, 156, 158, 160, 175; V., 57, 70, 206, 292; VI., 308; VII., 114; VIII., 18, 157, 196, 206, 238, 290, 292, 325, 362; IX., 99, 101; X., 160, 243, 262. Bragg, E. S., X., 309. Bragg,, C. S. S. (See also General Bragg,, C. S. S.), I., 237, 246. Brainard, C., VII., 17. Bramhall, W. M., I., 270. Branch, L. O., II., 324. Branch, O. B., X., 149. Brandon, W. L., X., 277. Brandy Station, Va.: I., 47; II., 336, 342; III., 29; deserted headquarters at, III., 35; cavalry quartermaster's office at, IV., 51; Pa. Eighteenth cav. at, IV., 54; Federal supply wagons near, IV., 101, 106, 145, 197, 224, 226, 228, 238, 239, 332; field hospital at, VII., 267; ambulances at Captain Bates's headquarters, VII., 309; U. S. sanitary commission quarters at, VII., 335; VIII., 39, 50, 124; headquarters of G. H. Sharpe, VIII., 279; camp of the Penna. One Hun