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my the Sixth Louisiana volunteers, Col. I. G. Seymour; First Special battalion, Maj. C. R. Wheat; Seventh regiment, Col. Harry T. Hays; Eighth regiment, Col. H. B. Kelly; and the Washington artillery, Maj. John B. Walton. On the 18th the Louisiani regiment. Wheat's battalion was with Evans, who, holding the left flank, watched over the Stone bridge across Bull run. Hays' Seventh was attached to Early's brigade; Kelly, just arrived, was ordered to Bonham's brigade. Walton had four howitzerrtillerist during the war—Private George W. Muse,. First company, Washington artillery. In the same battle gallant Colonel Hays, of the Seventh Louisiana, whose regiment was with Early's brigade, handled his men with skill and coolness while relizardous one, was made under a pouring fire of bullets from a force of infantry vastly superior to his own. The elan of General Hays, first shown at Bull Run, was to find voice in a proverb which ran like a red line through the fighting years of the C
stop the rush—we stopped it! Apropos Taylor said of this: The Seventh would have stopped a herd of elephants. The Seventh, Taylor reported, lost 156 killed and wounded—about half of its effective force. In the two days of Cross Keys and Port Republic the brigade lost 34 killed and 264 wounded. In the Sixth, Capt. Isaac A. Smith was killed, and Lieutenants Farrar and Martin wounded; in the Seventh, Lieut. J. H. Dedlake was killed, Lieutenant-Colonel De Choiseul mortally wounded, and Col. H. T. Hays, Captain Green and Lieutenants Brooks, Driver and Pendergast wounded; in the Eighth, Lieut. A. G. Moore was killed and Lieutenants Montgomery, Randolph and Wren wounded; in the Ninth Lieutenant Meizell killed; and in Wheat's battalion Lieutenants Cockroft, Coyle, McCarthy, Putnam and Ripley wounded. Captain Surget, adjutant-general, was greatly distinguished, and Lieutenants Hamilton and Kilmartin did valuable service. Taylor's brigade remained with Jackson from the first to the las
ighth, and Fourteenth Louisiana regiments, was given to Harry T. Hays, promoted to brigadier-general. Hays' successor in comHays' successor in command of the Pelican regiment was Lieut.-Col. Davidson B. Penn. Col. Zeb York was in command of the Fourteenth, with David Zalistment. The First Louisiana brigade, thereafter known as Hays' brigade, including the Louisiana Guard artillery, remaineda sharp blow at Cedar Run, August 9, 1862. In this fight Hays' brigade, under Col. Henry Forno, of the Fifth regiment, washing through it, wrecking the Union supplies at Bristoe Hays' brigade, under Forno, attacked and destroyed the railroad il afternoon, when he made a charge, clearing his front. Hays' brigade, with Early at the deep cut of the unfinished Manaeut.-Col. R. A. Wilkinson, of the Fifteenth. The losses of Hays' brigade, reported in more detail were, at Bristoe and Manaing Lieutenants Sawyer and Healy killed. On September 1st, Hays' brigade, under Colonel Strong, fought at Ox Hill, near Cha
Chapter 23: On to Maryland Hays' and Starke's brigades return to Harper's Ferry battle of Sharpsburg the terrific struggle at the Dunker church valoroneral Starke, was there, formed in a line across a wooded ridge. There too, was Hays' brigade, in the division commanded by Gen. A. R. Lawton. On the morning of Sepy cap with the dingier visor hiding his brow. The First brigade, under Gen. Harry T. Hays, who had joined it on the 15th, marched to Sharpsburg with Ewell's diviside, under General Starke, with the Stonewall division, under Gen. J. R. Jones. Hays' brigade was not 550 strong, and Starke's could not have been larger, for his di1 killed, 189 wounded and 17 missing, with no report from Coppens' battalion. Hays' brigade fought with equal valor in this historic struggle of Jackson's corps abnkerman, too, a fatality seemed to follow the field officers. The report of General Hays remarked, The terrible loss among the officers evinces with what fidelity th
r a considerable fire. Two men were killed and 34 wounded. Hays' brigade reached the field about 10 a. m. of the 13th and was the fact—Marye's hill was an episode. On May 2d and 3d Hays' brigade was, and was not, at Chancellorsville. Early, in lorous town. It was no inglorious task which had fallen to Hays. Attending to Marye's safety were other gallant commands: hat the enemy had thrown a bridge across the Rappahannock. Hays' brigade was immediately sent from the right to Barksdale'sted. One attack in force upon Marye's hill was repulsed by Hays. Then treachery did what numbers could not. A false flag or, was cut short. At this Fredericksburg battle the loss of Hays' brigade was 63 killed and 306 wounded. On May 2d and 3ds, under General Ewell. Early's division included, besides Hays' Louisiana brigade, Gen. William Smith's Virginia brigade, ing Nicholls' brigade, was under Maj.—Gen. Edward Johnson. Hays' regiments were commanded: the Fifth by Maj. Alexander Hart
day's fight Nicholls' brigade at Culp's Hill Hays' brigade on the summit of Cemetery Hill work oo were not looking for fight in that direction, Hays advanced as was directed, Early said, and ascen then marching through Maryland to Gettysburg. Hays' brigade was camped peacefully near the historirrible slaughter. Panic seized the Federals as Hays pushed on up the slope, over a stone wall whers gained, and with a rush along the whole line, Hays' men captured several pieces of artillery, fourtempt to storm Cemetery hill on July 3d, so had Hays, with a brigade of Louisianians, made the same 63, proved a day of gloomy remembrance both for Hays' brigade and the Louisiana Guard artillery. Onl's division. There were three heavy lines, as Hays, who was in the fort by 4 o'clock, saw them. A1 killed and 41 missing. Twenty-eight escaped. Hays himself was made prisoner, but was saved by a r Ewell's corps during the illness of his chief, Hays was put in charge of Early's division and Col. [15 more...]
Lee Meets Grant in battle the Wilderness and Spottsylvania Courthouse Stafford killed, Hays disabled Louisiana's part in Lee's magnificent campaign with Early in Maryland and the valley well's line, the enemy aggressive, trying to find his flank. In the evening Gordon went forward, Hays moving partly out of the works to connect, and took a mile of the Federal works. While marching to Spottsylvania Court House on the 8th, orders were received transferring Hays' brigade to Johnson's division, and consolidating both Louisiana brigades under General Hays. But the gallant Hays was General Hays. But the gallant Hays was not long to have this honor. On the next day, in line at Spottsylvania, he was severely wounded and compelled to leave the field. Unfitted for further battle service, he was transferred to the Transallace found at the Monocacy. In that brilliant battle Col. W. R. Peck, of the Ninth, commanding Hays' brigade, earned by his admirable conduct the praise of General Gordon. Among the killed and wou
and presented at a time when the curtain was falling for the last time upon the cause and upon those who loved it, his words touched to the quick the sensibilities of brave men: To you, Colonel, and to my brother officers and brother soldiers of Hays' and Stafford's brigades, I claim to say that you can carry with you the proud consciousness that in the estimation of your commanders, you have done your duty. Tell Louisiana, when you reach her shores, that her sons in the army of Northern Virgic hope than this. As the fathers fought against the Stars and Stripes, so will the sons, with equal ardor and singleness of zeal, load their pieces for the flag. and charge reckless of danger and laughing at death. Take Manassas as the epoch of Hays' greatest strength, 1,400 men! Now compare Manassas with that thin line which moved triumphantly up Appomattox hill. Only 250 men to speak there, on the crest, for the two brigades which Death had struck so often! We have, now that the war dr
ed in Louisiana until his death, December 13, 1892. Brigadier-General Harry T. Hays Brigadier-General Harry T. Hays.—The Seventh LouisiBrigadier-General Harry T. Hays.—The Seventh Louisiana, one of the crack regiments of the State, in which many of the best families of New Orleans were represented, and its gallant colonel, HaHarry T. Hays, were at an early date familiar names in the army of Northern Virginia. The record of this command and its colonel began with th quarter. At the battle of Sharpsburg the brigade, commanded by General Hays, was in the fiercest part of Jackson's battle. Of that terriblee, were severely wounded. More than half the brigades of Lawton and Hays were either killed or wounded, and more than a third of Trimble's, a After Sharpsburg his regiment was transferred to the brigade of General Hays, with which it participated in the battles of Fredericksburg, Chginia. These troops included the heroic remnants of the brigades of Hays and Stafford, one of whom had been killed in battle, and the other s