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CONTENTS—ALABAMA.

  1. CHAPTER I. Introductory—The First Spanish Occupation of Alabama—Battles Fought by De Soto—Settlement at Mobile—French and Spanish wars—English Control—Indian Wars—War of 1812–Seminole and Florida Wars —Alabamians in the War with Mexico
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    3
  2. CHAPTER II. Secession and Its Causes—The Slavery Question—Alabama's Declaration Prior to the Nomination of Lincoln—The Charleston Convention—Result of the Election—Hope of Peaceable Secession—Expressions of Adams and Webster—Greeley Opposed to Coercion
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    16
  3. CHAPTER III. The State Convention—Variance of Opinion on Secession—Adoption of the Ordinance of Secession—Organization of Military Forces–Campaigns and Battles in Alabama—Some of Alabama's Distinguished Soldiers
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    34
  4. CHAPTER IV. The Alabama Infantry Regiments—Brief History of Each Organization–Their Service as Shown by the Official Records
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    52
  5. CHAPTER V. The Alabama Cavalry Commands—Regiments, Battalions and Detached Companies—References to Their Services in the Official Records
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    249
  6. CHAPTER VI. Batteries Composed of Alabama Troops—Their Organization and Officers—Records from the Official Reports
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    309
  7. ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    383
  8. ILLUSTRATIONS—ALABAMA.

    1. Alabama, Map of
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      Between pages 382 and 383
    2. Allen, William W.
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      412
    3. Baker, Alpheus
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      392
    4. Battle, Cullen A.
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      400
    5. Bowles, Pinckney D.
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      392
    6. Bulger, Michael J.
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      412
    7. Cantey, James
      ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
      400
    8. Clanton, James H.
      ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
      400
    9. Clayton, Henry D.
      ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
      392
    10. Deas, Zachariah C.
      ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
      400
    11. Deshler, James
      ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
      400
    12. Forney, John H.
      ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
      412
    13. Forney, William H.
      ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
      392
    14. Fry, Birkett D.
      ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
      400
    15. Garrott, Isham W.
      ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
      400
    16. Gorgas, Josiah
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      400
    17. Gracie, Archibald
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      412
    18. Hagan, James
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      392
    19. Holtzclaw, James T.
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      392
    20. Johnston, George D.
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      392
    21. Law, Evander M.
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      392
    22. Leadbetter, Danville
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      392
    23. Mobile, Map of the Defenses of
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      45
    24. Moody, Young M.
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      400
    25. Morgan, John T.
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      392
    26. O'Neal, Edward A.
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      460
    27. Perry, William F.
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      400
    28. Pettus, Edmond W.
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      412
    29. Roddey, Phillip D.
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      392
    30. Rodes, Robert E.
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      412
    31. Sanders. John C. C.
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      412
    32. Shelley, Charles M.
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      400, 444
    33. Tracy, Edward D.
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      412
    34. Wheeler, Joseph
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      1
    35. Withers, Jones M.
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      392
    36. Wood, S. A. M.
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      412
    37. CONTENTS—MISSISSIPPI.

      1. CHAPTER I. Civil Action of the State in Seceding from the Federal Union—Review of the Reasons for Secession–Legislature Provides for Convention–Proceedings of the Same
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        3
      2. CHAPTER II. Purchase of Arms—Organization of State Troops—Jefferson Davis Commander-in-Chief–Troops at Corinth—First Hostilities on the Mississippi
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        10
      3. CHAPTER III. Mississippi Troops Without the State, 1861—At Pensacola—Fight at Santa Rosa Island—The Regiments in Virginia—Their Service at First Manassas and Leesburg
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        19
      4. CHAPTER IV. Defense of the Mississippi River—Albert Sidney Johnston's Army—State Troops in Kentucky—Battle of Belmont—Fishing Creek—Fort Henry—Fort Donelson—Reorganization at Corinth—Battle of Shiloh
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        31
      5. CHAPTER V. Siege of Corinth—Engagements at Farmington and Serratt's House—Evacuation of Corinth—Affair at Booneville–Organization at Tupelo—Patriotism of the People—Bragg Moves to Chattanooga
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        52
      6. CHAPTER VI. Blockade of the Mississippi River—Ship Island—Biloxi and Pass Christian—Fall of New Orleans—First Attack on Vicksburg—Exploits of the Ram Arkansas—Battle of Baton Rouge
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        67
      7. CHAPTER VII. Campaigns of Price and Van Dorn—Battle of Iuka—Mississippi Commands in Van Dorn's Army—Battle of Corinth—Hatchie Bridge—Grant's Campaign on the Central Railroad—Invasion from Arkansas—Forrest in West Tennessee—Van Dorn at Holly Springs—President Davis Visits Mississippi—Sherman Defeated at Chickasaw Bayou.
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        83
      8. CHAPTER VIII. Service of Mississippians Without the State in 1862—Munfordville—Perryville—Murfreesboro—Yorktown—Seven Pines–Shenandoah Valley—Seven Days' Battles—Second Manassas—Harper's Ferry—Sharpsburg—Fredericksburg
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        108
      9. CHAPTER IX. Operations in Mississippi—January to July, 1863—Federal Forces at Young's Point—Expeditions North of Vicksburg — Organization of Confederate Forces—Grierson's Raid—Grant at Bruinsburg–Battles of Fort Gibson and Raymond—Plans of Johnston and Pemberton—Battle of Baker's Creek—Big Black Bridge—Siege of Vicksburg—Pemberton's Capitulation
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        122
      10. CHAPTER X. Operations in Mississippi—July to December, 1863—Siege of Jackson—Minor Operations in the State—Service of Mississippians Outside the State—Battle of Chickamauga—Knoxville—Chancellorsville—Missionary Ridge—Ringgold—Gettysburg
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        161
      11. CHAPTER XI. Events of 1864—Federal Plans of Campaign—Organization under General Polk—Sherman's Meridian

        1. Expedition–Federal Defeat at Sakatonchee Creek and Okolona—Destruction of Meridian—Forrest in West Tennessee–Organization under Gen. S. D. Lee—Victory at Tishamingo Creek–Battle of Harrisburg–Raid to Memphis–Raid on the Tennessee River–Minor Operations
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          186
        2. CHAPTER XII. Mississippi Commands Without the State, 1864—Atlanta Campaign—Nashville Campaign—Eastern Virginia Campaign—Shenandoah Valley Campaign
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          211
        3. CHAPTER XIII. Events of 1865—Forrest in Command—Deplorable Suffering of the People—Cavalry Organizations—Battle of Selma—General Taylor at Meridian—Mississippians in Virginia and the Carolinas—Capitulation of General Taylor—Summary of Mississippi's Contribution of Soldiers—Inauguration of Governor Humphreys
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          223
        4. ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
          233
        5. ——————

          ILLUSTRATIONS—MISSISSIPPI.

          1. Adams, Wirt
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            236
          2. Alcorn, James L.
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            236
          3. Baker's Creek, Battlefield of (Map)
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            144
          4. Baldwin, William E.
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            236
          5. Barksdale, William
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            252
          6. Benton, Samuel
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            252
          7. Brandon, William L.
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            252
          8. Brantly, William F.
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            236
          9. Chalmers, James R.
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            236
          10. Clark, Charles
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            252
          11. Cooper, Douglas H.
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            252
          12. Davis, Joseph R.
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            236
          13. Davis, Reuben
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            252
          14. Featherston, Winfield S.
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            252
          15. French, Samuel G.
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            236
          16. Griffith, Richard
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            252
          17. Gholson, Samuel J.
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            236
          18. Harris, Nathaniel H.
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            252
          19. Harrisburg, Battlefield of (Map)
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            201
          20. Hooker, Charles E.
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            1
          21. Humphreys, Benjamin G.
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            252
          22. Lowrey, Mark P.
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            236
          23. Lowry, Robert
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            273
          24. Martin, Will T.
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            236
          25. Mississippi, Map of
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            232
          26. Posey, Carnot
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            273
          27. Sears, Claudius W.
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            273
          28. Sharp, Jacob H.
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            273
          29. Smith, James A.
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            273
          30. Starke, Peter B.
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            273
          31. Tucker, William F.
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            273
          32. Van Dorn, Earl
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            273
          33. Vicksburg Campaign, Map of
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            160
          34. Walthall, Edward C.
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            273