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e favorably with the most brilliant achievements of historic valor. In this charge Gen. J. S. Jackson, commanding a division of the Federal army, was killed among the guns of one of the captured batteries. It appears from the report of General Buell that General McCook, against whose corps Cheatham made his attack, represented that his corps was very much crippled, the division of General Jackson having, in fact, almost disappeared as a body. McCook stated that when Terrill's brigade of Jackson's division gave way, seven guns of Parsons' eight-gun battery fell into the hands of the enemy; at 6 p. m., four of the guns of Harris' Nineteenth Indiana also fell into the hands of the enemy. General Terrill was among the killed. So conspicuous was the part of Cheatham's brigades, that when General Bragg issued his general order authorizing the several commands engaged in the battle at Perryville to inscribe the name of that field on their colors, he said: The corps of Cheatham's divi
supplied, or until Strahl could relieve him. No grander spectacle was ever witnessed than the withdrawal of Smith's and Jackson's brigades and the substitution of Maney and Strahl, and no more dangerous experiment was ever made within musket range and rendered necessary new combinations and new dispositions for the battle of the next day. During this engagement, Jackson's brigade took from the enemy three pieces of artillery and sent them to the rear. Wright's brigade occupied the left omore glory, yet many died, and there was much glory. Soon after sunset of the 19th, Cleburne's division, supported by Jackson's and Smith's brigades of Cheatham's division, was ordered to attack the enemy, and if possible drive back his left wingemy's breastworks in his front, though the enemy made a stubborn resistance. In this assault he had the co-operation of Jackson's, Maney's and Wright's brigades of Cheatham's division. Cleburne's attack was upon the point from which he had been
ulse of the enemy's repeated assaults were a distinction to the brigade commander and to his veteran troops. If he had yielded, an army corps would have poured down upon Cleburne's left and overwhelmed him. In this combat General Walthall and Maj. John Ingram, of General Cheatham's staff, were seriously wounded; Adjt. John W. Campbell, Twenty-ninth Mississippi, was mortally wounded, and the brigade sustained a loss of 28 wounded. Moore's brigade was on the left of Walthall and the right of Jackson's two brigades, where the enemy made a great effort to drive them from their position, but failed signally. The general commanding the army seemed to appreciate Walthall's splendid performance. In his official report he says: Lieutenant-General Hardee, leaving Major-General Cleburne in command on the extreme right, moved toward the left when he heard the heavy firing in that direction. He reached the right of Anderson's division just in time to find it had nearly all fallen back, comme
he enemy until daylight, but receiving no support he was compelled to retire. Two small brigades, commanded by Brigadier-Generals Armstrong and Ross, constituted Jackson's division. If an adequate force had been sent forward to take advantage of the panic and confusion created by Jackson's attack, a second golden opportunity woulJackson's attack, a second golden opportunity would not have been lost. The first intimation of dissatisfaction on the part of the commanding general at the management of the affair at Spring Hill was suggested by the receipt of the following note, written in front of Nashville and dated December 3, 1864: My Dear General: I do not censure you for the failure at Spring H a shameful retreat with the loss of two pieces of artillery. Failing with Bate's assistance to rally the troops, he called for Armstrong's and Ross' brigades of Jackson's division, who charged the enemy and checked his advance. On the 9th, Smith's brigade of Cleburne's division, under Colonel Olmstead, relieved Bate, who joined
th of December, 1862, with a division, and occupied Fredericksburg. On the 13th his troops were all over the river, and at 9 a. m. his advance was made on the right wing of our army commanded by Gen. Stonewall Jackson. A. P. Hill's division, on Jackson's right, was fiercely assailed. General Archer, commanding the Tennesseeans, reported that when the enemy advanced upon his brigade, several batteries were brought forward and placed in position, about 1,000 yards distant; at 10:30 they turneattempted. General Lee learned that Hooker was moving a large force up and across the Rappahannock and across the Rapidan, following routes near Chancellorsville, with the purpose of gaining the rear of the Confederate army. On the 1st of May, Jackson's corps moved in the direction of Chancellorsville, at 8 a. m. began preparation for battle, and the enemy now advancing was easily pushed back to Chancellorsville. At 11 a. m. on the 2d, Archer's brigade was withdrawn from the plank road and
the force fled in the wildest disorder in the direction of Jackson and Trenton, Tenn. Among the prisoners was Col. Robert G. rals, reported at 9,000, inside of their fortifications at Jackson, and then moved rapidly on Humboldt and Trenton. The gallragg, We have made a clean sweep of the Federals north of Jackson. To this date Forrest lost 22 killed and wounded, and 2 mext day, after he had been driven to his fortifications at Jackson, he telegraphed General Grant, Cheatham's brigade is on thng his command to 500. He established his headquarters at Jackson, and began the organization of the troops gathered togethegain he had extorted, over $5,000 from the citizens of Jackson, Tenn., under a threat of burning the town. He was, said the, arms and ammunition, and returned to his headquarters at Jackson, where he found orders to proceed to Mississippi to meet a Elyton, whence Croxton's command was sent to Tuscaloosa. Jackson's Tennessee division forced Croxton to cross to the north
hence he was ordered to western Kentucky and thence to Jackson, Miss. In 1862 he was commissioned colonel, and on December a to Atlanta and Jonesboro (part of the time in command of Jackson's division), Hood's north Georgia campaign, the advance insuffering and disaster, he led his division, now including Jackson's brigade, from Florence, Ala., November 21st; marched witt from Burnside's army, they united their forces and under Jackson's command marched. to attack the Federals. They encountes finding retreat cut off, surrendered. On the theater of Jackson's operations there was a good deal of this sort of detachm at Newnan, Wheeler moved into the rear of Sherman's army, Jackson's cavalry shared in the movements that defeated Kilpatrickalry in Forrest's department, with other brigades, to form Jackson's division, one of the two provided for in Forrest's reorgm Port Hudson to the command of Gen. Joseph E. Johnston at Jackson, Miss. On August 25, 1863, Colonel Quarles was promoted t