strike at Vicksburg.
Thus the way was open for one of those bold cavalry raids for which heretofore only the Confederates had distinguished themselves; Van Dorn, Forrest and Morgan had set the example which was to be followed by Colonel Grierson, in a bold movement from LaGrange, Tennessee, through the State of Mississippi to Batosupplies intended for Banks' army were destroyed.
The writer witnessed at Johnsonville, on the Tennessee river, in November, 1864, such another sight, when General Forrest destroyed Sherman's military supplies, together with several gunboats and many transports—a conflagration once seen never to be forgotten or effaced from the Regiment, Colonel Dumonteil commanding, with John B. Gage lieutenant-colonel.
Afterwards these two regiments were attached to Mabry's Brigade and formed part of Forrest's Cavalry Corps. Colonel Powers' and Colonel Griffith's Regiments were assigned to duty in east Louisiana and southwestern Mississippi. Colonel Gage was killed an
fied, 17, 294; horrors of, 295
Humphreys, General B. G., 323
Hunter, Major Robert W.. 335
Jackson, General Stonewall, imperturbability of, 230; sorrow at death of, 240
Jacobs, Joseph, pharmacist 161
Jamestown, Ter-centenery Celebration, 194
Jewish Officers in C. S. Army, 200, 201, 204
Johnson General Edward, 18; Fought with his Cane, 338
Johnson D. D., Rev. John, 1
Johnson's Island Prisoners, plan to release, 72
Johnsonville, Sherman's supplies at, destroyed by Forrest, 91
Jones, Colonel R. T., killed, 220
Keeling, Captain R. H., tribute to, 222
King, Colonel J. Floyd, 345
Lamb, Captain John, services of, 300, 351
Lamar, Colonel Jeff, killed, 265
Last Charge at Appomattox, 69, 190 375
L'Etondal, Captain J., coolness of, 229
Lee, General R. E., orders at Chambers-burg 132; a gentleman by birth and breeding, his physique, 140; greatness, 158; his corps commanders Ewell, 141; Hill Stuart, 142; episode of to the rear, 295, 339; saved l