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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 6. (ed. Frank Moore) 95 15 Browse Search
John Beatty, The Citizen-Soldier; or, Memoirs of a Volunteer 68 18 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 58 2 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 56 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 47 41 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 1, Colonial and Revolutionary Literature: Early National Literature: Part I (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 32 0 Browse Search
Margaret Fuller, Memoirs of Margaret Fuller Ossoli (ed. W. H. Channing) 26 0 Browse Search
Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 22 0 Browse Search
Col. O. M. Roberts, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.1, Alabama (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 19 7 Browse Search
The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley) 11 9 Browse Search
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ver at Gunter's landing, cut off the pickets, and forced the surrender of 66 men with a large supply of stores and provisions. In May, 1864, Colonel Patterson, of Morgan county, assisted by Stewart's battalion of 500 men, attacked the Federal stockade and garrison at Madison Station, took 80 prisoners and a large quantity of provisions, and conveyed them across the river in the face of the enemy. The garrison numbered 400; Patterson's loss was 7 killed and wounded. In July, 1864, General Rousseau made a raid into the central part of the State and was gallantly opposed by the State reserves, composed principally of very young men. Athens was occupied by a large force of Federals, and Limestone county was suffering under the odious rule of Colonel Turchin. September 23d, General Forrest arrived before Athens with 3,000 men and was joined by General Roddey's forces, about 1,500 strong. He captured the horses and cantonments of the enemy, driving the men into the fort; and, depl
days before the final surrender of the department of the Gulf. Captain Johnson, of the Sixty-third, was killed, and Captain Ward, of the Sixty-second, wounded, at Spanish Fort. Capt. J. W. Pitts, who assisted in the defense of Talladega during Rousseau's raid, became major of the Sixty-second. This regiment, composed wholly of young men, was especially complimented by General Liddell for gallant conduct at Spanish Fort. Extracts from official war Records. First Reserve Regiment, Col.Major Walthall says: Captain Pitts' company of boys on post duty at Talladega, July 13 to 15, 1864. (977) Major Walthall, in his report of operations, July 13th to 15th, says: Captain Pitts' company required for duty at the bridge at Talladega, Rousseau's raid. No. 78— (814) September 3, 1864, under Col. Daniel E. Huger, in Liddell's brigade, Mobile. No. 79, No. 93, No. 94—In Thomas' command, Mobile, November and December, 1864. No. 101—(681) First and Second Reserves, home guards, in and
d, Ordered to north Alabama, it took part in the skirmishes near Decatur and in the Atlanta-Dalton campaign. It fought Rousseau at Ten Islands, where it lost heavily in killed and captured. Transferred to west Florida, it fought Steele at Bluff Sp Tuscaloosa, March 25, 1864, on a scouting expedition to the northern part of Alabama. No. 73—(906) Mentioned in General Rousseau's report of fight at Ten Islands, August 14, 1864. No. 74—(997) Gen. Gid. J. Pillow in his report of the engagemeies under command of Maj. Joseph Hardie, and served in Alabama and Georgia. Hardie's company is mentioned in reports of Rousseau's raid and at various points in Georgia. The battalion, 530 strong, was at Talladega in February, 1865, and was attache Extracts from official war Records. Hardie's Reserve Company: No. 74—(975) Mentioned by Major Walthall in report of Rousseau's raid, July 14, 1864, about 20 men. No. 75—(793) Mentioned near Rome, Ga., June 22d. No. 78—(686) Mentione
Col. O. M. Roberts, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.1, Alabama (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Battles of the Western army in which Albama troops were engaged. (search)
en. Sherman; loss 80 k, 450 w, 200 m. Alabama troops, army of Tennessee (as at New Hope). Rousseau's raid, Ala., July 11-12. Loss 8 k, 60 w.—Federal, Gen. Rousseau; loss 3 k, 30 w. Tupelo, MGen. Rousseau; loss 3 k, 30 w. Tupelo, Miss., July 13 to 15. Gens. Forrest and S. D. Lee, 12,000; loss 153 k, 794 w, 49 m.—Federal, Gen. A. J. Smith, 14,000; loss 82 k, 568 w. Alabama troops, 4th, 5th, 10th, 11th, 53d Cav. Chewa Sta.through Ga., Tenn., N. Ala., Aug. 10 to Sept. 9. Gen. Jos. Wheeler; total loss 125.—Federal, Gens. Rousseau and Kilpatrick; total loss 1900. Alabama troops in different engagements, parts of 1st, 3 7th, 51st, 53d Cav.; 24th Battn. Cav. Ten Islands, Ga., Aug. 14. Gen. Clanton.—Federal, Gen. Rousseau. Alabama troops, 6th, 8th Cav. Fort Morgan, Aug. 23. Gen. R. L. Page, 400; loss* 1 k, y of Tennessee. Murfreesboro, Tenn., Dec. 5 to 8. Gen. Forrest; total loss 197.— Federal, Gen. Rousseau; total loss 175. Confederate troops, Forrest's Cav. Nashville, Tenn., Dec. 15-16.
ond day's fight. At Farmington he acted as aid to General Bragg. At Booneville he led a brigade, consisting of his own and a Mississippi regiment and Maj. S. J. Murphy's battalion, and drove the enemy from the field. In the spring of 1863 Colonel Clanton raised three more regiments, the Sixth, Seventh and Ninth Alabama cavalry, and on November 13th of that year was commissioned as brigadier-general in the provisional army of the Confederate States. In 1864 he had a fierce fight with General Rousseau at Ten Islands, on the Coosa river. In this affair he lost his entire staff, Capt. Robert Abercrombie, of Florida, and Lieutenant Judkins, of Montgomery, being killed, and Captain Smith, of Dallas, and Lieutenant Hyer, of Florida, being wounded. Being ordered to Dalton, he reached there ahead of his command, and acted as aid to General Polk, at Resaca, Adairsville and Cassville. For his services in getting the artillery and stores safely across the Etowah, on the retreat from Cassvil