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James D. Porter, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 7.1, Tennessee (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 68 4 Browse Search
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r-general, Sixteenth corps, reported that General Forrest entered Memphis with 400 men under Lieutenant-Colonel Logwood and Lieut.-Col. Jesse Forrest. When Washburn was notified of the taking of tho what should be done by our troops. Fear of Forrest and his troopers was dominant with Washburn aback to Memphis and his division to Georgia. Forrest never failed to destroy the military reputatit found that the Twenty-first Tennessee, Col. Jesse Forrest, had cut them off. Colonel Nixon and Colyed the bridge. The night was dark, said General Forrest, but my command marched until 10 o'clock black, killed and captured—one to each man of Forrest's command—7 field guns, 800 horses, 50 wagons.) On the 1st of November the forces under Forrest moved up the river, arriving on the 3d at Johd Taylor, commanding department, assigned General Forrest to the command of the district of Mississed by General Taylor. On the 9th of May, General Forrest issued an address of farewell to his comm[26 more...]<
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 36. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.21 (search)
ge. Neely dashed into the infantry camp; Captain Forrest rode into an artillery camp, shooting dowf the gunners and driving the rest away. Captain Forrest did not halt until he reached the Gayoso se following, caused the greatest confusion. Forrest, taking advantage of the mixup, galloped out enty stragglers who had lingered in the city, Forrest determined at once to check them. He was ridbutterfly would be in the claws of an eagle. Forrest ran his saber entirely through his body and fn up to Hernando. Including the prisoners, Forrest had about two thousand men without rations. d ringing sound they ever heard. No one save Forrest and his men had any idea what it meant. One rs to the awful situation. The caravan which Forrest marched out of Memphis Sunday, August 21, 186eneral Smith was startled. He felt sure that Forrest had been re-enforced. On the 21st General Ched them to know we are not afraid of them. Forrest having defeated Smith and his finely-equipped[22 more...]