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turn of April 30th.) The Louisiana cavalry was represented by Guy Dreux‘ company at headquarters, the artillery by Vaught's company with Hardee's corps and Capt. Charles E. Fenner's with Hood's.
When Polk's army of Mississippi joined that of Tennessee at Resaca it brought a brigade under command of Col. Thomas M. Scott, of the Twelfth regiment (that regiment led by Lieut.-Col. Noel L. Nelson), in Loring's division; the Fourth Louisiana, Col. S. E. Hunter, and Thirtieth, Lieut.-Col. Thomas Shre they continued their fire across it.
In the same battle the Thirtieth relieved the Thirty-ninth Georgia at the front.
Next followed the fighting at Kenesaw mountain,
During the operations near Kenesaw, the armies of Mississippi and of Tennessee suffered a heavy blow in the death of Lieut.-Gen Leonidas Polk.
The united armies, though facing desperate perils, took time to mourn the bishop of Louisiana.
He had ever been a pillar of strength to his people.
Gentle in peace and undaunted