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sequence of the information brought, from General Cheatham, who occupied Bethel Station and the town At 8 a. m. of the 7th General Polk ordered Cheatham's division, reinforced by the Thirty-third anl, Maney, Stephens and Preston Smith. Of General Cheatham he said: In the operations of this mornind through his adjutant, Melville Doak, to General Cheatham, and was now advanced, with the First andtalion of Mississippi cavalry, was ordered by Cheatham to fall upon him in his flight. This resulte T. Love of the Twenty-seventh, serving under Cheatham on the 7th, was killed in a charge on the enection was conducted by a staff officer of General Cheatham to the point where Prentiss surrendered, s upon the enemy, and made a good record with Cheatham (attached to the brigade commanded by Col. Prrt was sustained by McCook in his combat with Cheatham. The Tennessee artillery—Bankhead's batteror 2-pounders captured from the enemy. General Cheatham reported the death of Colonel Blythe and [10 more...]
pressed by the enemy at that point. At once Cheatham, now at Harrodsburg, was ordered forward. army until the arrival of General Bragg, General Cheatham was in command of the right wing, Brig.-G taking temporary command of his division. Cheatham's division was almost exclusively Tennesseeanengaged, but was withdrawn to our main line. Cheatham was moved from left to right, with Wharton's everal hundred yards. Wharton was followed by Cheatham, with the brigades of Donelson, Stewart and Mthe killed. So conspicuous was the part of Cheatham's brigades, that when General Bragg issued hi field on their colors, he said: The corps of Cheatham's division, which made the gallant and desper and were important factors in the success of Cheatham's division. But Cheatham paid dearly for hCheatham paid dearly for his success. Donelson's brigade sustained a loss of 347 killed and wounded; the Sixteenth under Colohe close of the day it went to the support of Cheatham. Forming on his extreme right, Liddell took [3 more...]
eds of the Tennessee brigades severe losses— Cheatham and his division. On the 20th of November,y sent forward to occupy Murfreesboro. General Cheatham's division was yet composed of the brigady Loomis' brigade, acting under orders of General Cheatham; it having been agreed on account of the ult and Loomis should receive orders from General Cheatham, and the brigades of Donelson and Stewart of Maney's brigade, the two advanced, led by Cheatham, toward the Wilkinson road, near the Harding was killed. Vaughan was now ordered by General Cheatham to advance with Cleburne's division, and Donelson's brigade won high commendation from Cheatham, the division commander. The fruit of the brsupport of Manigault, but soon advanced under Cheatham's orders to the front line, at the brick kiln loss. The greatest loss of the army was in Cheatham's division of Tennesseeans, 36 per cent killeo led them with so much skill and courage. Cheatham, the ranking officer of Tennessee, with a div[1 more...]
eneral Hood directed Major Mason to order General Cheatham to move down on the road immediately and resence of Major Mason, of the failure of General Cheatham to make the night attack at Spring Hill, ith Major Mason, the latter remarked that General Cheatham was not to blame about the matter last nit he had not. I replied That it is due to General Cheatham that this explanation should be made. Th the morning of the 4th of December, says General Cheatham, I went to the headquarters of General Hos won eminence and the love of his people. Cheatham's division was commanded after the battle by as great, and the death rate in Stewart's and Cheatham's corps was out of the usual proportion. It ommanding Strahl's brigade, held the right of Cheatham's division, commanded by Brig.-Gen. M. P. Lowrcely mentionable. When the line gave way, Cheatham dispatched a staff officer to the commandingeparation, the troops of Lee's, Stewart's and Cheatham's corps, in the order named, were moved by ra[28 more...]
ty-fourth regiment of Tennessee. From the first his services were effective and brilliant. At Shiloh his regiment was attached to Bushrod Johnson's brigade and Cheatham's division. He was severely wounded in this battle, but was in the field again in time to share in the Kentucky campaign. In the magnificent victory of Richmon61 found him. He entered the Confederate service as quartermaster of the Fifteenth Tennessee; in the autumn of 1861 he was promoted to major on the staff of General Cheatham, in the same department, and in a few months was made lieutenant-colonel of the Fifteenth. He commanded it at the battle of Shiloh, was soon promoted to colbattles of Belmont and Shiloh, being wounded in the last-named battle. As assistant adjutant-general, with the rank of lieutenant-colonel on the staff of Major-General Cheatham, he participated in the Kentucky campaign, and the battles of Munfordville and Perryville. He was promoted to brigadier-general, December 13, 1862, and i