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Sherman's campaign in Mississippi in winter of 1864. Report of General Ross. Headquarters Texas brigade, I. C. D., Benton, Miss., March 13th, 1864. Captain,--In compliance with your call for a report of the operations of this brigade, on the Yazoo river, during the recent advance of the enemy, under General Sherman, I have the honor to submit the following — to wit: Immediately upon the return of my command from the Mississippi river, about the 20th January, I received an order
First Texas legion, under Colonel Hawkins, over to the left to guard another road upon which the enemy were making some demonstrations.
However, I knew the men in whom I trusted and was not doubtful of the issue.
The Sixth and Ninth regiments Texas cavalry, commanded by Colonel Wharton and Lieutenant-Colonel Berry, nobly sustained their well-earned reputation for gallantry and unflinching firmness.
The enemy charged and were driven back, rallied, charged the second time and were again re