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John Bell Hood., Advance and Retreat: Personal Experiences in the United States and Confederate Armies 179 35 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 10. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 85 3 Browse Search
Colonel William Preston Johnston, The Life of General Albert Sidney Johnston : His Service in the Armies of the United States, the Republic of Texas, and the Confederate States. 65 9 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 30. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 49 1 Browse Search
General Joseph E. Johnston, Narrative of Military Operations During the Civil War 47 3 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. 46 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 45 1 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 42 0 Browse Search
Col. J. Stoddard Johnston, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 9.1, Kentucky (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 39 3 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 22. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 39 23 Browse Search
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r of the United States navy, taken to Washington and imprisoned, but after four months was released by the President's proclamation. Col. Melancthon Smith entered the service of the State of Alabama as a captain of light artillery, July 1, 1861. His military education at West Point rendered him very efficient, and at the recommendation of his superior officers he was made major in August, 1862. Later on, he was promoted to colonel. He was chief of artillery in Hardee's, and afterward Cheatham's corps. He served in the battles of Belmont, Shiloh, Perryville, Chickamauga, Missionary Ridge, the battles of the Atlanta campaign and the subsequent campaign in north Alabama and middle Tennessee. After the war he settled in Mobile and engaged in journalism. Appropriate in this connection is the following joint resolution of the Confederate States Congress, approved February 15, 1864: Joint resolution of thanks to the soldiers from the State of Alabama who have re-enlisted for th
anding regiment. (724) Return of casualties: 9 killed, 39 wounded, Missionary Ridge. (725) General Cheatham in special orders thanks the officers and men of his command. He says: It was Pettus' brig81-382) Mentioned in Gen. John C. Moore's report. No. 55—(658, 691, 704) In Moore's brigade, Cheatham's division, Hardee's corps, army of Tennessee. Casualties at Lookout Mountain, November 24th, (339) Mentioned in Col. J. G. Coltart's report. No. 56—In Deas' brigade, Hindman's division, Cheatham's army corps, to December, 1863. Total present, 337; Lieut.-Col. William C. Clifton commandin63. In department of Mississippi and East Louisiana, General Johnston. (803) Moore's brigade, Cheatham's division, December 10, 1863. In army of Tennessee, General Hardee. (822) December 14, 1863,tles; Lieutenant-Colonel Lanier commanding regiment. No. 56—(803, 822, 884) Moore's brigade, Cheatham's division, army of Tennessee; Lieut.-Col. Thomas C. Lanier commanding regiment. Tota
63. It fought at Chickamauga, Chattanooga and Missionary Ridge in Cheatham's corps, and sometimes with heavy loss. It was in Maury's artillelton, in Hindman's division, November 20, 1863. No. 56—(620) In Cheatham's corps, with Bragg's army, October 31, 1863. (790) Ordered to reler's report. (287) Loss, 6 killed, 17 wounded. No. 56—(620) In Cheatham's corps, Bragg's army, October 31, 1863. (807) Commanded by LieutDecember 10th. (826) Total present, 126, December 14th. (884) In Cheatham's division, December 31st. No. 59—(687) Organized May 1, 1861. aign, Capt. John Phelan commanding, April 30th. No. 93—(669) In Cheatham's corps, Hood's army, December 10, 1864. No. 103—(1047) In Gee'd was brigaded under Lowrey, Deshler, Woods, and in Cleburne's and Cheatham's corps. It was for a time in Hotchkiss' battalion. It marched i of Capt. Thomas Key, 2 men wounded, July 22d. No. 93—(669) In Cheatham's corps, Hood's army, December 10, 1864.
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)
h Inf. Spring Hill, Tenn., Nov. 29. Gen. Hood, 40,000; loss 750k.—Federal, Gen. Schofield, 28,000. Franklin, Tenn., Nov. 30. Gen. Hood, 40,000; loss 1750 k, 3800 w, 702 m.—Federal, 28,000; loss 189 k, 1033 w, 1104 m. Confederate troops, Cheatham's and Stewart's corps, and Gen. Ed. Johnson's division, army of Tennessee. Skirmishing before Nashville, Tenn., Dec. 1 to 14. Gen. Hood, 30,000.—Federal, Gen. Thomas, 55,000; loss 16 k, 100 w. Confederate troops, Cheatham's and Stewart'Cheatham's and Stewart's corps, and Gen. Ed. Johnson's division, army of Tennessee. Murfreesboro, Tenn., Dec. 5 to 8. Gen. Forrest; total loss 197.— Federal, Gen. Rousseau; total loss 175. Confederate troops, Forrest's Cav. Nashville, Tenn., Dec. 15-16. Gen. Hood, 23,053; total loss 15000.— Federal, Gen. Thomas, 70,000; loss 400 k, 1740 w. Alabama troops, 1st, 16th, 18th, 19th, 20th, 22d, 24th, 25th, 26th, 27th, 28th, 29th, 30th, 31st, 32d, 33d, 34th, 35th, 36th, 38th, 39th, 45th, 46th, 49th, 50th,
richly deserved. In the constant fighting of the Atlanta campaign he was ever with his men, setting them an example of courage and endurance. In the battle of July 22, 1864, at Atlanta, he led the regiment in a charge which forced the enemy's lines, capturing more men than he led, bearing off as trophies two flags and 350 stand of arms. Before this he had been recommended for promotion by Gens. J. E. Johnston, Hood and Hindman. Now his promotion was again urged by Generals Bragg, Hood, Cheatham and Brown. Just four days after this battle he was commissioned brigadier-general, and received notice of it on July 28th. Three hours after being notified of this appointment his leg bone was fractured by a bullet, but, supporting the wounded limb in his bridle rein, he continued in command of the brigade (Deas') until exhausted. During the campaign into Tennessee he was on crutches much of the time. After General Quarles, commanding a brigade of Walthall's division, including the First