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anded. But fortune, as if tired of persecuting us, favored us with a streak of good luck. Capt. Tom Taylor, of the C. S. A., was appointed our Lieut. Col. and placed in command over us; this hushed , and a blither or gayer set cannot be found in the army. Under the excellent tuition of Col. Taylor, we made rapid progress in battalion drill; and now we elicit compliments from the Commanding Generals for the ease and rapidity of our movements. Colonel Taylor has shown himself the "right man for the right place." He found us as scattered and disorganized as the "children of the Mist;" and, by his unremitting exertions, he has perfected us both in drill and discipline. Lieutenant Colonel Taylor was promoted to Colonel, and William Preston Johnston, son of General Albert S. Johnston,l who need assistance. He has done much for the cause of Southern Rights in Kentucky. Col. Tom Taylor is justly very proud of his regiment, and takes great pains in drilling them, and in the he
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l. A. J. Secrest; the 10th Alabama, Col. John H. Forney; the 1st Kentucky, Col. Tom Taylor; the Sumter Flying Artillery, Capt. Cutts; and detachments from Ransom's a, killing five of the South Carolinians. The error was soon discovered, and Col. Taylor advanced cautiously to the left, and soon after came in sight of another regiment but a few yards away. To be sure there was no mistake, Col. Taylor shouted to the Colonel, and asked who he was? "The Colonel of the 9th," was the reply.s, "we are friends, South Carolinians." "On which side are you?" asked Colonel Taylor. "For the Union," and immediately after the Colonel gave the command t to the rear in good order, both sides having ceased firing.--At this time Col. Tom Taylor rode to the right to see what disposition had been made of his neighbors, N. English, slightly; Thomas Calhoun, slightly. First Kentucky--Col. Tom. Taylor. Company A.--Corp. E. Long, C. Cable, and J. Parker — missing. Company
The battle at Drainsville. We publish this morning a full account of the Drainsville fight, from our regular army correspondent. There is nothing to add to the minute details there given, except a report which reached us last evening, that the troops which were subsequently sent on to retrieve the reverses of Friday, were unable to find the enemy. The Yankees undoubtedly suffered severely, and lost no time in retiring to their strong position about Alexandria.--The report of the death of Col. Tom Taylor, circulated on Saturday evening, is, we are gratified to say, erroneous.