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y, with about 4,500 men, retired to Meridian, and the Federals entered Mobile without further opposition. While these operations were going on in south Alabama. General Wilson was on his famous raid from Gravelly Springs, Lauderdale county, to Selma. He had three divisions, commanded, respectively, by Generals McCook, Long and Upton. These three divisions were sent by different routes, meeting at the ford of the Black Warrior. They destroyed much valuable property and were opposed at various points by Roddey's and Crossland's brigades under Gen. Dan Adams, and by Forrest's troops, but nowhere could troops be massed in sufficient force to repulse the invaders. Selma, the most important depot of the Southwest, containing an arsenal and foundry, was besieged and taken, and given over to plunder, under orders to destroy everything which could benefit the Confederate cause. General Wilson proceeded to Montgomery, which he occupied April 12th, and then resumed his march into Georgi
1864. (816) Detached from Buford's brigade, to proceed to Selma and report to General Withers, February 29, 1864. No. 59John E. Abernathy. No. 78—(569) Col. George B. Hodge, Selma, Ala., May 2d, says: On April 20, 1864, regiment (consolidatedama infantry. The Forty-fourth regiment was organized at Selma in May, 1862. The1st of July found it in Richmond, brigadef the Forty-ninth. The regiment was on detached service at Selma. With Hood, it fought in the battle of Franklin, November ebruary 29, 1864, and ordered by General Polk to proceed to Selma to report to General Withers. No. 59—(602) March 9, 186; Lieut.-Col. Samuel Jones. (239) November 22d, ordered to Selma. (1244) November 24th, ordered to Pollard. No. 94—(634) Deird Alabama Reserves ordered to report to General Adams at Selma, relieved at Mobile. (1045-1047) March 10th, Clanton's brig 1864. No. 93—(1233) Under Lieut.-Col. Young L. Royston, at Selma, November 20, 1864. No. 104—(226) In Maur
June, 1864. It repelled Wilson's raid, fighting all the way from Montevallo to Selma, where a large portion of the regiment was captured. Its first colonel, P. D. hed into the Tennessee valley, and fought Wilson all the way from Montevallo to Selma, where it took part in the defense of the city. The greater part of the regiment surrendered at Selma, the remainder at Danville, Morgan county. Col. Josiah Patterson creditably commanded the regiment till the close of the war. Extracts froned in report of Colonel Vail (Union), Bogler's creek, April 1st, and taking of Selma, April 2, 1865, as Patterson's regiment. (472) Mentioned in report of General U Gen. S. D. Lee's army, 322 effective, May 10, 1864. No. 78—(613) Ordered to Selma, May 21, 1864. (646) June 10th, under General Pillow. (791) Commanded by Lieuddey's force at Montevallo, in front of Wilson, and took part in the defense of Selma, laying down its arms at Decatur. Extracts from official war Records. J
t 2—(633) Same brigade, Tupelo, June 30, 1862. First battalion of artillery. The First Alabama battalion of artillery was recruited at Mobile, Montgomery and Selma, and was organized in February, 1861, at Fort Morgan. It was made part of the army of Mobile in the spring of 1862, and was ordered to report at Chattanooga in Jutrong, at Mobile, January 30, 1865. No. 103— (942) Called Jenks' battery, 76 present, with Maj. Henry C. Semple, army of Mobile, March 29, 1865. (1014) Started to Selma, February 25th. No. 104—(226) In Fuller's brigade, Wilcox county, Ala., April, 1865. (364) Jenks' battery, Montgomery, April, 1865. Alabama State artillery bats, General Maury's army, March 10, 1865. No. 104—(226) Mentioned as in Fuller's division, April 4th. Jeff Davis battery. The Jeff Davis battery, organized at Selma in May, 1861, was soon sent to Virginia, where it fought in Early's brigade at Manassas and at the battle of Seven Pines, losing 3 men at the latter pla
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Aug. 5. Adml. Buchanan and Gen. R. L. Page, 3 ships and 1,500; loss 12 k, 20 w, * 280 m.—Federal, Adml. Farragut and Gen. Granger, 14 ships and 1 army corps; loss 200 k, 170 w, 4 m. Alabama forces, ram Tennessee; gunboats Morgan, Gaines, Selma; 1st Battn. of Art.; Capt. Cothran's Co., 21st Inf. Fort Gaines, Aug. 8. Col. Anderson, 600; loss Prisoners at Forts Gaines, Powell and Morgan, estimated, 1464.——m.—Federal, Adml. Farragut. Alabama troops, part of 21st Inf.; 1st Battn. a., April 1. Gen. Jackson; total loss 15.—Federal, Gen. Croxton. Alabama troops, 4th, 5th, 7th, 8th Cav. Bogler's Cr., Ala., April 6. Gen. Forrest, 7,000: loss 1500 m.—Federal, Gen. Wilson; loss 30 k, 60 w. Alabama troops, 5th Cav. Selma, Ala., April 2. Gen. Forrest, 7,000; loss 1500 m.—Federal, Gen. Wilson, 9,000; loss 42 k, 270 w, 7 m. Alabama troops 4th, 5th, 7th, 11th Cav. Scottsville, Ala., April 2. Gen. Jackson; loss 3 k, 10 w.—Federal, Gen. Wilson; loss 1 k, 8
, and in that State received an academic education; studied law at Talladega, was admitted to the bar in 1845, and subsequently practiced at Talladega, Cahaba, and Selma, his present home. His canvass of the State in 1860 as candidate for presidential elector-at-large on the Breckinridge ticket widened his reputation for extraordi 1865, he led his brigade in the battles of Kinston and Bentonville. In the last-named battle he was severely wounded. When the war had ended he made his home at Selma, and resumed the practice of law, becoming distinguished in the profession. He was elected to the United States Senate, as the successor of James L. Pugh, for a ng open his communications. In 1865 he offered a stout, though vain, resistance to Wilson's column, and was engaged under Forrest in the gallant attempt to defend Selma against the overwhelming numbers of the enemy. After the return of peace, General Roddey resided much of his time in New York city, engaged in the business of a c