as brigade, and Gen. C. W. Phifer's Arkansas and Texas dismounted cavalry.
The cavalry brigade of General Armstrong included the two regiments of Slemons and Wirt Adams.
Lovell's division included three infantry brigades—the First, under Gen. Albert Rust, Alabama, Arkansas and Kentucky regiments; the Second, under Gen. J. B. Villepigue, which included the Thirty-third and Thirty-ninth Mississippi; the Third, under Gen. John S. Bowen made up of the Sixth, Fifteenth and Twenty-second regimentsnemy across Indian creek, made an irresistible assault upon the Federal rifle-pits, afterward carried a strong redoubt, and by the close of the day was in line on the bridge south of the railroad, near Price, with Villepigue and Bowen in front and Rust in reserve.
Thus, night coming on, the victorious army slept upon their arms within six hundred yards of Corinth.
In this successful onslaught, the sons of Mississippi were unsurpassed in valorous achievement, and many of them lost their lives