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er. At and near the mouth of the Big Sandy, and in the intervening region, were clustered some half-dozen towns of from 1,000 to 5,000 inhabitants each. The industries supporting this population were chiefly the working of coal and iron, with capital furnished by Ohio men. Hence, the people were generally hostile to the South. Marshall's force, when he reached Paintsville, was 2,240 in number; but his effectives were only 1,967 on January 3, 1862. The following is his force in detail: Triggs's Fifty-fourth Virginia Regiment578 Williams's Kentucky Regiment594 Moore's Twenty-ninth Virginia Regiment327 Simms's Mounted Battalion360 Jeffries's battery (four guns)58 Worsham's company50 Total1,967 This force was still further reduced to about 1,600 effectives, by mumps and measles, before the engagement with the enemy. About the same time that Marshall advanced into Kentucky, Buell organized an expedition up the Big Sandy, under Colonel J. A. Garfield. This officer moved up
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 7. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), General Ruggles' amended report of the battle of Shiloh. (search)
mencing on the right and extending to the left: First. Captain Trabue's Kentucky. Second. Captain Burns' Mississippi. Third. Lieutenant Thrall's section of Captain Hubbard's Arkansas. Fourth. Captain Sweat's Mississippi. Fifth. Captain Triggs' and Sixth. Captain Roberts' Arkansas. Seventh. Captain Rutledge's. Eighth. Captain Robinson's (twelve-pounder Napoleon guns) Alabama. Ninth. Captain Stansford's Mississippi. Tenth. Captain Bankhead's Tennessee. Eleventh. Caom the river. As soon as I had replenished the limber-chests of my guns from my caissons, General Ruggles ordered me back to my former position. Captain Burns' Mississippi battery formed on my right. Captain Sweat's Mississippi battery or Captains Triggs' and Roberts' Arkansas batteries formed on my left. There were other batteries further to my left, but I am unable to state by whom they were commanded. The concentration of artillery at this point proved very effective. The reinforcement
, 13th Miss. regiment, Humphries's brigade. Serg't L. E. Timmons, co. I, 7th Florida regiment, Triggs's brigade. Private Oscar F. Honaker, co. F, 54th Va. regiment, Triggs's brigade. Private W. Triggs's brigade. Private W. F. Harris, co. F, 54th Va. regiment, Triggs's brigade. Private W. W. Harris, co. F, 54th Va. regiment, Triggs's brigade. Private Henderson Hylton, co. F, 54th Va. regiment, Triggs's brigade. BTriggs's brigade. Private W. W. Harris, co. F, 54th Va. regiment, Triggs's brigade. Private Henderson Hylton, co. F, 54th Va. regiment, Triggs's brigade. By command of Lieut.-Gen. Longstreet. (Signed,) G. M. Sorrell, A. A. Gen. , co. F, 54th Va. regiment, Triggs's brigade. Private Henderson Hylton, co. F, 54th Va. regiment, Triggs's brigade. By command of Lieut.-Gen. Longstreet. (Signed,) G. M. Sorrell, A. A. Gen. , co. F, 54th Va. regiment, Triggs's brigade. Private Henderson Hylton, co. F, 54th Va. regiment, Triggs's brigade. By command of Lieut.-Gen. Longstreet. (Signed,) G. M. Sorrell, A. A. Gen.
Horace Maynard, Brownlow, Triggs, and a score of other East Tennesseee, held a private conference at the Burnet house, in Cincinnati, a short time since. Their proceedings were secret. The citizens of Fayetteville, N. C., have subscribed more than $42,000 to purchase provisions for the families of poor soldiers. This amount was contributed by some fifty individuals, ranging from $2,000 down to $300. Three Rhode Island Quaker conscripts, who refused to "fight, pay, or emigrate," have been sent to Fort Columbus, New York harbor, to be tried by court-martial as deserters. The city of Charleston, S. C., has sent $5,000 (contributed by the soldiers after the great fire in that city) to be expended for the wounded of Bragg's army. Lt. Gen. Pemberton is in Charleston, S. C.