y hill on the right — the finishing blow to a victory which has already purged Kentucky of treason, and restored Tennessee to the confederacy of our fathers.
All hon some advantage on the right of the whole line.
Reenforcements, consisting of Kentucky and Indiana troops, had been sent forward past my position to support the righ Third Mississippi infantry, First regiment Texas infantry, Eighth regiment of Kentucky infantry, and a battalion of Forest cavalry, (Texas.) The hill was covered at the welcome went reverberating over the hills, till from the long distances in Kentucky it came back like a whisper.
In turn the bands on the boats charmed the ear wsed, while the keen eyes that flashed along the rifle-barrels of Tennessee and Kentucky, allowed no Federal invader to escape the well-directed bullets which flew frore was our little army of eighteen thousand, composed of the men of Tennessee, Kentucky, Virginia, Texas, Mississippi and Alabama, confronted by an army of at least f