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te forces was complete by the afternoon of the 12th of February, and on the 13th an unsuccessful assault was made on Bushrod Johnson's left wing. It was met gallantly and repulsed by the Tenth Tennessee, Lieut.-Col. R. W. MacGavock; the Fifty-thirde Forty-eighth Tennessee, Col. W. M. Voorhees; the Forty-second Tennessee, Col. W. A. Quarles, and Maney's battery. General Johnson and Colonel Heiman both commended in high terms the conduct of the men who met this attack. After a second and thircavalry charged the infantry support of and captured a battery composed of four field pieces and two 24-pounders. Gen. Bushrod Johnson, of Tennessee, always reliable and strong in battle, contributed largely to the success of the movement. His commded, but the gallant Maney, with the balance of his men, stood by their guns like true heroes. Generals Pillow and Bushrod Johnson warmly commended Captains Maney and Green; and General Floyd, commander-in-chief, in his report of the battle of the
immediate orders of the general commanding. At 11 a. m. of the battle of the 6th, when Gen. Bushrod Johnson was disabled by a painful wound, the command of the brigade devolved upon Col. Preston Smitions. General Beauregard, in his report, made honorable mention of Generals Cheatham and Bushrod Johnson; and General Polk, referring to the brigades of Johnson and Russell and their charge on SheJohnson and Russell and their charge on Sherman's division, and to the valor of friend and foe, mentions the dangerous wounds received by Generals Clark and Johnson, the death of the noble Col. A. K. Blythe of Mississippi (a son of Tennessee)Johnson, the death of the noble Col. A. K. Blythe of Mississippi (a son of Tennessee); the wounding of gallant Capt. Marsh T. Polk, who lost a leg; and the final dislodgment of the enemy and the capture of two batteries, one by the One Hundred and Fifty-fourth Senior Tennessee, Col. ops under McCook. General Polk made honorable mention of Generals Cheatham, Clark, Stewart and Johnson, and Colonels Russell, Maney, Stephens and Preston Smith. Of General Cheatham he said: In the
Capt. W. A. Ott. The Twenty-fifth had a loss of 8; the Thirty-seventh, of 39; and the Forty-fourth lost 43. The Federal forces in front of these regiments (Bushrod Johnson's brigade) were Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana men, commanded by the accomplished Col. Wm. H. Lytle, of Ohio. He was wounded and captured by a soldier of JohnsonJohnson's brigade. On his recovery and exchange, being made a brigadier-general, he fell at Chickamauga. The left of the Confederate line, under General Hardee, was held by the brigades of Gen. D. W. Adams and Col. Sam Powell (wounded in action). Bushrod Johnson's brigade gallantly led the advance supported by Cleburne. The brigadesBushrod Johnson's brigade gallantly led the advance supported by Cleburne. The brigades of John C. Brown (wounded in action) and Jones, of Anderson's division, and S. A. M. Wood were on the left of Cheatham. Liddell's brigade was in reserve, until toward the close of the day it went to the support of Cheatham. Forming on his extreme right, Liddell took the enemy in flank, and inflicted great slaughter upon the left
attended with much difficulty, and Polk's and Johnson's brigades had to move more than once by the officers in the division. Others wounded in Johnson's brigade were Maj. H. C. Ewing, Forty-seventh, and Col. J. M. Hughs, Twenty-fifth. Bushrod Johnson's brigade and Liddell's were already the The latter, now in advance, was reinforced by Johnson in double-quick time, and taking position behonfusion without orders. The loss of life in Johnson's front was enormous, many lying side by side Polk's brigade on the right advanced with Johnson's and shared its fortunes. Their gallant comssault was made with the brigades of Wood and Johnson. Yet again going forward with Liddell's and Johnson's brigades, and Preston Smith's, Col. A. J. Vaughan commanding, the enemy was found posted which was in time accorded to both. Gen. Bushrod Johnson made honorable mention of Col A. S. MaTennesseeans, 36 per cent killed and wounded. Johnson's Tennessee brigade, of Cleburne's division, [2 more...]
aj.-Gen. George H. Thomas, and was met by Bushrod Johnson's, Clayton's and Bate's brigades, of Stewanded by Maj. Samuel C. Williams. Brig.-Gen. Bushrod Johnson commanded a provisional division, to5 wounded before it moved from its position. Johnson pushed his command forward with orders to atticted serious. punishment on the enemy. General Johnson, referring to the incident, declared thatd in the final charge of his regiment. Bushrod Johnson's command was formed at 7 a. m. of the 20rs fell back under the advance of the enemy. Johnson opened with artillery and musketry and repulss made by the Confederate army. The enemy in Johnson's front was posted along the road leading froe, also occupying two lines of breastworks in Johnson's front, and to the left of it in the woods nnodgrass' house. Colonel Fulton, commanding. Johnson's brigade, was greatly distinguished. Of Colonel Sugg, General Johnson said: I feel especially indebted for his gallant, able and efficient ser[17 more...]
other hand, Longstreet with his corps and Bushrod Johnson with his division had been detached and sbrigades of Cheatham, John C. Brown's and Bushrod Johnson's were composed exclusively of Tennesseea James Longstreet, was participated in by Bushrod Johnson's brigade; the Fourth, Eighth, Ninth and irst Tennessee cavalry, Col. Onslow Bean. General Johnson, with his own and Gracie's brigade, reachant-general commanding, and an order made for Johnson to halt. The attack was abandoned, and JohnsJohnson occupied, with his skirmishers, the advance rifle-pits, distant 250 yards from the enemy's fort. During the assault on Fort Loudon, Johnson's brigade lost Lieut. S. W. Ross, Forty-fourth, and Pr men wounded. On December 4th, at nightfall, Johnson's command withdrew from the line of investmenpickets from the enemy's front at 11 p. m. Johnson's command was not in good condition for a camf 6 killed and 52 wounded. In this affair General Johnson advanced directly against the enemy and d
esseeans in Virginia Records of Archer's and Johnson's brigades. when Brig.-Gen. W. W. Loring tated May 22, 1864, stated: My orders from General Johnson were to move down the turnpike by the lef was made a major-general, and the command of Johnson's famous brigade devolved upon the gallant Jod that he was cognizant of the facts, and General Johnson stated that as many prisoners were taken lines was broken and a considerable number of Johnson's brigade was killed or captured. Col. A. W.S. Fulton, Forty-fourth Tennessee, commanding Johnson's brigade, was mortally wounded. Colonel Kee0th of July, 1864, was in that portion of Bushrod Johnson's line, 200 yards north of the Baxter rable him to bury the Federal dead in front of Johnson's division. Lieutenant-General Ewell, commanthe secretary of war from Chaffin's farm that Johnson's brigade of Tennesseeans are the only troopscoup de main. After the close of the year, Johnson's brigade was transferred to the brigade comm[19 more...]
he battle of Gettysburg. He was repeatedly wounded in battle, but always returned to duty as soon as he was able. On the death of General Archer, his and Gen. Bushrod Johnson's old brigades were consolidated, and Colonel McComb was placed in command of the consolidated brigades, receiving his commission as brigadier-general on telson. Both superiors and subordinates bore testimony to the gallantry of Colonel Quarles in the trying ordeal of this first battle. In this attack, says Gen. Bushrod Johnson, speaking of the first assaults of the enemy, Captain Maney's company of artillery and Colonels Abernathy's and Quarles' regiments principally suffered and of the One Hundred and Fifty-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 magn