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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 666 0 Browse Search
The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley) 174 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 124 0 Browse Search
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman . 74 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 48 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 46 22 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 42 0 Browse Search
William Boynton, Sherman's Historical Raid 40 0 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 3: The Decisive Battles. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 32 0 Browse Search
Oliver Otis Howard, Autobiography of Oliver Otis Howard, major general , United States army : volume 1 28 0 Browse Search
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and under command of the officers who escaped capture, fought at New Hope and Kenesaw, where a brilliant record was made; Peach Tree creek, Atlanta, Franklin, Nashvton, May 7th to May 9th; Resaca, May 13th to 15th; Cassville, May 19th to 22d; Kenesaw, June 9th to 30th; Peachtree Creek, July 20th; the great battle on the Decatures from Dalton to Atlanta. It suffered severely at Rocky Face, May 5-9, 1864; Kenesaw, June 27th, and Jonesboro, August 31st and September 1st; but with unabated cod Capt. William S. Sims were killed at Chickamauga; Capt. William E. Dodson at Kenesaw; Capt. J. D. McKee at Perryville; Capts. John C. Norman and W. E. Cooper in a d in prison. Capt. Ben Lane Posey was captured at Chickamauga, and wounded at Kenesaw. The field officers were Cols. Charles T. Ketchum, and A. R. Lankford, capttles and skirmishes, often with heavy loss. It fought at Resaca, New Hope and Kenesaw, and within ten days lost more than 100 in killed and wounded. Transferred to
, and followed him to Greensboro, N. C.; it formed part of the escort of President Davis to Georgia, where it surrendered at Forsyth, 450 strong. It was commanded for a short time by Col. J. S. Prather, succeeded by Capt. R. G. Earle, who, after his promotion, was killed at Kingston, Ga. It was successively commanded by Lieut.-Cols. J. P. West and J. N. Carpenter, both of whom had risen from the rank of captain. Capt. Wm. L. Allen died in the service. Capt. J. W. Whisenant was wounded at Kenesaw, Capt. James A. Andrews at Nickajack, Capt. Wm. P. Ashley at Decatur, Ga. Extracts from official war Records. Vol. XVI, Part 1—(729) Mentioned in Colonel Milliken's (Union) report of skirmishes near Russellville, Ala., July, 1862, two companies of Second Alabama cavalry. Vol. XVI, Part 2—(767) General Bragg's order, No. 121, Chattanooga, Tenn., August 21, 1862, says: A portion of our cavalry, consisting of the companies of Captains Earle, Lewis and Roddey, led by Captain Roddey,
nt's battery. Tarrant's battery was organized by General Clanton in June, 1863, and after remaining at Pollard several months, joined the army of Tennessee at Dalton. It took part in the battles of Resaca, Cassville, Lost Mountain, New Hope, Kenesaw, Peachtree Creek and Atlanta. The battery moved toward Tennessee, and was in the action at Decatur; it fought at Nashville, where it suffered severely, losing so many men and horses that the guns could not be removed. The remnant was sent to Blakely, where, after taking a heroic part in the defense, it finally surrendered. Capt. Edward Tarrant was captured at Blakely. Lieut. B. B. Hardwick was wounded at Kenesaw; he and Lieutenant Shepard were captured at Nashville. Extracts from official war Records. No. 42—(239, 240) Mentioned by General Clanton at Pollard, September 19, 1863. (402, 511) In Clanton's brigade, Mobile, November and December. No. 58— (547, 548, 582) In department of the Gulf, Clanton's brigade, January, 18
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)
trenchments, June 9. Gen. Jos. Wheeler; total loss 24.—Federal, total loss 200. Alabama troops, parts of 1st, 3d, 4th, 7th, 51st Cav. Near Atlanta, June 9. Gen. Jos. Wheeler; total loss 10.—Federal, Gen. McCook; total loss 25. Alabama troops, parts of 1st, 3d, 4th, 7th, 51st Cav., and 1st, 8th, 10th Conf. Cav. Price's Cross Rds., Miss., June 10. Gen. Forrest, 3,500; loss 131 k, 475 w.—Federal, Gen. Sturgis, about 5,000; loss 223 k, 394 w, 1623 m. Alabama troops, 11th Cav. Kenesaw Mt., including Pine Mount, Pine Knob, Culp's, McAfee's, Golgotha, Lattimer and Powder Springs, June 9 to 30. Gen. Johnston 60,0ooo; total loss 4600.—Federal, Gen. Sherman, 112,819; loss 1370 k, 6500 w, 800 m. Alabama troops, army of Tennessee (as at New Hope). Bell's Ferry Rd., Ga.. June 11. Gen. Jos. Wheeler; total loss 29.— Federal, total loss 150. Alabama troops, parts of 1st, 3d, 4th Cav. Marshy Cr., Ga., June 12. Gen. Jos. Wheeler, total loss 31.—Federal, total loss 12
y-sixth, Thirtieth and Twenty-third were commended especially by Lee for distinguished gallantry, fighting against the enormous odds that Grant so masterfully threw against his scattered antagonists in this campaign. During the siege of Vicksburg he was praised by Lee as particularly brave and vigilant. After his exchange he served with his regiment, the brigade under General Pettus, in the battles of Lookout Mountain and Missionary Ridge, Rocky Face near Dalton, Resaca, New Hope church, Kenesaw, the various battles around Atlanta, and at Jonesboro. The day after the battle at Jonesboro he took command of Cumming's brigade, which he reorganized. On the 17th of September he was commissioned brigadier-general, with temporary rank. In December it was made permanent. In the Tennessee campaign, under Hood, he commanded Cantey's old brigade, the Seventeenth, Twenty-sixth and Twenty-ninth Alabama, and Thirty-seventh Mississippi, in Walthall's division. At Franklin, Shelley's brigade