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w, with desperate bravery, held the enemy in check while the garrison evacuated the fort. The first was killed, the second dangerously wounded. Many of the soldiers marched through the mire to Fort Blakely and some to Mobile. The siege of Blakely was then progressing, and though the fort was defended with the most desperate valor, the brave garrison were finally compelled to yield after a hand-to-hand encounter with overwhelming numbers. General Maury, with about 4,500 men, retired to Meridian, and the Federals entered Mobile without further opposition. While these operations were going on in south Alabama. General Wilson was on his famous raid from Gravelly Springs, Lauderdale county, to Selma. He had three divisions, commanded, respectively, by Generals McCook, Long and Upton. These three divisions were sent by different routes, meeting at the ford of the Black Warrior. They destroyed much valuable property and were opposed at various points by Roddey's and Crossland's br
al of First Alabama. No. 56—(630) Ordered to Meridian, Miss., November 4, 863. No. 58—(563) Asked for by 0, 1864. No. 103—(938) Holtzclaw's brigade left Meridian for Mobile, January 26, 1865. (1046) In Holtzclaw. XVII, Part 2—(737) Ordered to report for duty at Meridian by Gen. Sterling Price, army of the West, October ege of Spanish Fort and was finally surrendered at Meridian. Capt. G. W. Cox was severely wounded at Missionad and captured. The survivors were surrendered at Meridian. Capt. James A. Wemyss was wounded at Atlanta; Jo Holtzclaw from July, 1864, until its surrender at Meridian. At Hoover's Gap, June 24, 1863, it went into its the end, and surrendered its remnant of 80 men at Meridian. Adjt. Alfred R. Murray was wounded; Capts. W. R.ere and at Blakely, and finally was surrendered at Meridian. Col. Bushrod Jones was a very able and gallant: No. 78—(799, 800) Capt. J. D. Morrison sent from Meridian to General Gardner at Mobile, with
o north Alabama, February, 1864. No. 58—(550) Mentioned by Gen. D. H. Maury, January 12, 1864. (651) Ordered to report to General Clanton at Gadsden, from Meridian, Miss., February 1st. No. 59—(214) At Tennessee river, near Decatur, April 1, 1864. (450) Near Danville, Ala., April 22d. No. 73—(906) Lieutenant-Colonel Laryr 27th, ordered to send four companies, under a field officer, to Corinth; bring rest to Panola. (885) Captain Ledyard, commanding, reports eight companies at Meridian, Miss., September 29th. (887) September 30th, Thomas' brigade, department of the Gulf, en route for Grenada, Miss. No. 93—(760) Return of casualties for Novemberh. (75) General Forrest's letter to Colonel Ewell, Okolona, November 25th, 150 of regiment reported badly armed, etc. No. 57—(352) Report of General Forrest, Meridian expedition. (355) One killed and 3 wounded in engagements, February 20 to 22, 1864. Col. J. E. Fotrest killed, February 22d, near Okolona. (
Shoup's brigade, September 30th, Maj. J. T. Gee. (402) In Shoup's brigade, November 10th. (511, 562) In Higgins' brigade, December. No. 56—(630) Ordered to Meridian, November 4, 1863. (729) General Maury asks for battery, November 21st. No. 58—(582) In Higgins' brigade, January 20, 1864. No. 59—(861) Under Lieut.-Col.heatham'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 at Murfreesboro and Marietta. Lieut. Philip Bond, wh men; here Lieutenant Lovelace was captured. The battery was transferred to Mobile and commanded by Capt. W. M. Selden in March, 1865; it finally surrendered at Meridian. It was called, successively, by the names of its captains. Extracts from official war Records. No. 42—(39) In Slaughter's brigade, June 8
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Stewart and Hindman. Alabama troops, Stewart's and Hindman's Inf. Chickamauga Cr., Ga,, Jan. 30. Gen. Jos. Wheeler.—Federal, total loss 28. Alabama troops, parts of 1st, 3d, 10th Conf. Cav. Sherman's expedition from Vicksburg to Meridian, Miss., Feb. 3 to Mar. 5. Gen. L. Polk; total loss 200.—Federal, Gen. Sherman, 20,000; loss 21 k, 68 w, 81 m. Alabama troops, 17th, 27th, 30th, 31st, 35th, 54th, 55th Inf.; 2d, 4th, 11th, 52d Cav. Champion Hill, Baker's Cr., and Bolton Depot,. 3,000; loss 1200 m.—Federal, Gen. Wilson; loss 6 k, 24 w. Macon, Ga., April 20. Loss 2193 surrendered. Mumford's Sta., Ala., April 23. Loss 150 surrendered. Greensboro, N. C., April 26. Gen. Johnston; loss 29,924 surrendered. Confederate troops, army of Tennessee., Meridian, Miss., May 4. Gen. Taylor; loss 10,000 surrendered. Confederate troops, army of Mobile. Irwinsville. Ga., May 10. President Davis and escort; total loss 21. —Federal, Col. Pritchard; loss 2
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 Democratic convention that nominated Seymour andent upon Nashville, General Morgan was left with his command south of Atlanta to watch and harass General Sherman. This was his last service in the field, being then detached to raise regiments for the depleted ranks of the army. He was at Meridian, Miss., when the surrender of Lee and Johnston put an end to the war. In outpost and detached warfare, in which three of the four years military service of General Morgan were passed, opportunities for attracting attention and gaining distinctio