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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 190 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 3. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 50 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) 49 1 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 28 0 Browse Search
Edward Alfred Pollard, The lost cause; a new Southern history of the War of the Confederates ... Drawn from official sources and approved by the most distinguished Confederate leaders. 20 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 18 0 Browse Search
William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington 17 5 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 4. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 14 0 Browse Search
Capt. Calvin D. Cowles , 23d U. S. Infantry, Major George B. Davis , U. S. Army, Leslie J. Perry, Joseph W. Kirkley, The Official Military Atlas of the Civil War 13 13 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 12 0 Browse Search
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nd Tracy; rows of piles obstructed the channel and torpedoes were placed in different parts of the bay. Seven miles from the city, a line of defenses known as Spanish Fort protected the bay shore and Forts Gaines and Morgan stood at the entrance of the bay, four miles apart, the former under the command of Colonel Anderson and thand at Barrancas. By March, Canby's army amounted to 45,000 men. General Maury had about 9,000 men. His headquarters were at Blakely, about three miles from Spanish Fort, and General Gibson was in command of the fort. To divert attention from their movements against Mobile, concerted attacks were to be made on the interior cand the defenders were assisted by the natural obstructions found in the swampy roads, rendered almost impassable by incessant rains. March 27th, the siege of Spanish Fort commenced. The garrison comprised troops from Louisiana, Arkansas, Georgia, Texas and North Carolina, and the Alabama reserves under General Thomas. The latt
enemy and, if hard pressed, to fall back in Spanish Fort, March 20, 1865. (1132) Near Hollywood, Marigade to General Maury it was stationed at Spanish Fort, where perhaps its greatest hardships were e was the last man to leave the trenches at Spanish Fort); and Maj. Chas. S. Henegan. Extracts frnt for in the winter to do garrison duty at Spanish Fort, but early in the spring it was returned tobrigade to Mobile, it was in the defense of Spanish Fort, where it suffered its greatest privations.n the 28th were very heavy. It was sent to Spanish Fort in August, where it formed a part of the gabson in his brilliant and heroic defense of Spanish Fort, March 31, 1865. It fought gallantly theree commanders present at a council of war at Spanish Fort. His lace at the head of the regiment was ear Magnolia, and, if pressed, fall back to Spanish Fort, March 20th. The Fifty-Ninth Alabama inf General Thomas' brigade at Fort Gaines and Spanish Fort, losing a large number in killed and wounde[7 more...]
Chickamauga, Chattanooga and Missionary Ridge in Cheatham's corps, and sometimes with heavy loss. It was in Maury's artillery reserves in 1865, and fought at Spanish Fort, losing two men; finally surrendered at Meridian. Capt. Wm. H. Ketchum resigned and was succeeded in January, 1863, by Capt. James Garrity, who was wounded atreater part of the war in the reserve artillery, it saw extremely hard service, being continually in demand. It was in the army of Mobile during the siege of Spanish Fort. At the end of the war it was transferred to Mississippi, where it surrendered. Lieut. G. H. Hargrove was wounded at Nashville. Lieuts. A. C. Hargrove and John A. Caldwell were wounded at Spanish Fort. Extracts from official war Records. Vol. X, Part 2—(461, 549) In Chalmers' brigade, Corinth, April and May, 1862. Vol. XVII, Part 2—(632) In General Walker's brigade, Tupelo, June 30, 1862. Vol. XX, Part 2—(448) In reserve artillery, Murfreesboro, December 12, 1862.
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)
Alabama troops, 34th 1nf. Bentonville, N. C., Mar. 19 to 21. Gen. Johnston, 10,000; loss 239 k, 1694 w, 673 m.—Federal, Gen. Sherman, 60,000; loss 191 k, 1168 w, 287 m. Alabama troops, 1st, 16th-45th, 17th, 19th, 20th, 22d-(25th, 39th, 50th), 23d, 24th, 28th, 34th, 27th-(35th, 40th, 55th, 57th), 29th, 30th, 37th-(42d, 54th) Inf. Pine Barren Cr., Ala., Mar. 25. Gen. Maury; loss 275 m.—Federal, Gen. Steele; loss 2 k, 10 w. Alabama troops, 15th Conf., and 8th Cav. reserves. Spanish Fort, Ala., Mar. 26 to April 8. Gen. Gibson; loss 93 k, 395 w, 250 m.—Federal, Gen. Canby, 32,000; loss 100 k, 695 w. Alabama troops, 18th, 21st, 32d, 36th, 37th, 38th, 58th Inf.; Ketchum's, Lumsden's Battrs. Wilson's raid, Ala. and Ga., Mar. 22 to April 24. Gen. Forrest; loss 1200 k and w, 6820 m.—Federal, Gen. Wilson, 12,500; loss 99 k, 598 w, 28 m. Alabama troops, 4th, 5th, 7th, 8th, 11th Cav., and State reserves. Montevallo, etc, Ala., Mar. 31. Gen. Adams; total loss 100.—Feder
mbling of the Confederate line reached his brigade he withdrew, under the destructive fire of eighteen guns, and took position as rear-guard across the pike. At Franklin a portion of his brigade was sacrificed in covering the retreat of General Gibson across the Harpeth river, and on the south side the brigade fought during the day as rear-guard under his command and that of Col. Bush Jones. Early in 1865 he and his brigade were sent to Mobile, and during the early part of the siege of Spanish Fort, Holtzclaw's and Ector's brigades relieved Thomas' Alabama reserves in the trenches. During the valorous defense of that post he commanded the left wing of the little army, Colonel Jones commanding his brigade, and was warmly commended for his services by General Gibson. Retreating to Meridian, after the fall of Mobile, he was paroled, with the army of Gen. Richard Taylor, in May, 1865. Returning then to Montgomery, he again took up the practice of law. In 1868 he was a delegate to the