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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 200 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3. 180 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 158 42 Browse Search
Col. O. M. Roberts, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.1, Alabama (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 120 0 Browse Search
Adam Badeau, Military history of Ulysses S. Grant from April 1861 to April 1865. Volume 1 100 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8. (ed. Frank Moore) 96 0 Browse Search
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Ulysses S. Grant, Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant 72 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 65 1 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 2: Two Years of Grim War. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 49 1 Browse Search
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leased 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 the war: Whereas, In addition to the various brigades and regiments of veteran troops from t
th; Chickamauga, September 19th and 20th; Missionary Ridge, November 23d to 25th; Ringgold, Novembered in the battles of Lookout Mountain and Missionary Ridge, November 24th and 25th. No. 56—(804, ickamauga, September 19th to 20th, and at Missionary Ridge, November 23 to 25, 1863; fought with Johs of 172 killed, wounded and captured. At Missionary Ridge, November 25th, it was again engaged. Dur at Chickamauga, Capt. W. R. Mc-Adory at Missionary Ridge, Capt. William A. McLeod at Atlanta, Captision, of battles of Lookout Mountain and Missionary Ridge. No. 56—(804, 823, 884) Assignment as corps, army of Tennessee, General Bragg, Missionary Ridge. (724) Casualties, November 24th and 25t Capt. G. W. Cox was severely wounded at Missionary Ridge, and Lieuts. J. J. Keith and Hiram Slay w. No. 55—(659) Assignment as above, at Missionary Ridge. No. 56—(617, 886) Assignment as aboveth and 20th, its loss was very great. At Missionary Ridge, November 25th, a large number, after fie
0 yards of the flank of the advancing infantry. The fire from the regiment and a countercharge by the Georgians soon drove the enemy into and through the woods, with heavy loss in killed and wounded. (778) Mentioned by Lieutenant-Colonel Roger (Union), as near Summerville, October 28th. No. 56—(51) Mentioned as being in Lookout valley, November, 1863. (94) Mentioned as at Round Mountain. (619) October 31st, First brigade, Martin's division, Wheeler's corps. (623) Special orders, Missionary Ridge, November 1st, to report to Gen. Will T. Martin. (891) December 31, 1863, Russell's brigade, Morgan's division, Wheeler's cavalry corps. No. 73—(819; 822) Mentioned by Colonel Minty (Union), near Marietta, Ga., June 12, 1864, skirmish at McAfee's. At Noonday Creek, June 21st, regiment suffered severely. No. 74—(642) April 30, 1864, Morgan's brigade, Martin's division, Wheeler's corps. (650, et seq.) June 30th, under Capt. George Mason, Allen's brigade, Wheeler's corp
nfordville, Murfreesboro, Chickamauga and Missionary Ridge. Here halt its force was captured, and t it lost six men. It also lost heavily at Missionary Ridge. It was commended for gallant service in Murfreesboro, Hoover's Gap, Chickamauga, Missionary Ridge; 5 killed. (731) Effective, 102 present fd for gallantry. It also lost heavily at Missionary Ridge; moved with Hood into Tennessee, and was ille, Murfreesboro, Dug Gap, Chickamauga, Missionary Ridge, Ringgold, and lost heavily at Resaca, At (707, 708) General Wright, in report of Missionary Ridge, says: Captain Kolb's guns were served wi heavily at Murfreesboro, Chickamauga and Missionary Ridge, fought continuously in the Atlanta campaled, 13 wounded. (331) Commanded by Deas, Missionary Ridge, October 9th. (338, 343) Mentioned by Coltart and Manigault, Missionary Ridge. (460-463) Highly commended in affairs of September 20th, by unded; Chickamauga, 3 killed, 19 wounded; Missionary Ridge, 7 killed, 21 wounded. No. 74—(643, et[4 mor
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)
v. Campbell's Station, Tenn., Nov. 16. Gen. Longstreet; total loss 300.—Federal, total loss 300. Alabama troops, 43d, 59th, 60th Inf. Siege of Knoxville, Tenn., Nov. 17 to 23. Gen. Longstreet, 20,000; loss 182 k, 768 w, 192 m; also, Gen. Wheeler; total loss 190.—Federal, Gen. Burnside, ,12,000; loss 92 k, 394 w, 207 m. Alabama troops, 15th, 31st, 47th, 48th, 59th, 60th, and Stallworth's Inf.; 1st, 3d, 4th, 7th, 51st Cav.; 1st, 8th Conf. Cav.; Kolb's Batty. Chattanooga, or Missionary Ridge, Nov. 23 to 25. Gen. Bragg; loss 361 k, 2180 w, 4146 m.—Federal, Gen. Grant, 60,000; loss 752 k, 4713 w, 350 m. Alabama troops, Ketchum's, Waters', Eufaula, Fowler's, Semple's, Kolb's, Robertson's Battrs.; parts of 3d, 8th, 10th, Conf. Cav.; 16th, 19th, 20th, 24th, 25th, 28th, 32d, 33d, 34th, 37th, 38th, 39th, 40th, 42d, 45th, 46th, 50th, 58th Inf. Kingston, Tenn., Nov. 24. Gen. Jos. Wheeler; total loss 50.—Federal, total loss 50. Alabama troops, parts of 1st, 3d, 4th Cav., a
ineer department of the army of Tennessee, and he served in this capacity during the construction of the lines along Missionary Ridge, while the army of General Bragg was investing Chattanooga. A short while before the battle of Missionary Ridge Genhed with victory on Lookout Mountain, and held him at bay until ordered to retire. On the next day, on the right of Missionary Ridge, the whole division (Brown's, Cumming's and Pettus' brigades) fought with a courage which merited and won success. Whatever the issue with other commands, he said, the men of his division could look back to Missionary Ridge with the pride of soldiers entitled to the admiration of their country. In November he led his brigade into Tennessee, and his men were the r 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. Th