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CONFEDERATE MILITARY HISTORY.

Lynchburg, Va., in 1861. It was distinguished at Seven Pines, May 31 to June 1, 1862, and at Frayser’s Farm, June 30th, where it charged with bayonets across an open field. It was at Second Manassas, August 30, 1862; Harper's Ferry, Sharpsburg, Fredericksburg, and Salem, May 3, 1863; Gettysburg, July 1 to 3, 1863; The Wilderness, May 5 to 7, 1864; Spottsylvania, May 8th-18th; the Crater, July 30th; Burgess' Farm, October 27th; and in numerous battles around Petersburg, June, 1864, to the surrender at Appomattox. Among the killed in the battles of this regiment were the distinguished Col. Sydenham Moore, at Seven Pines; Lieut.-Col. Stephen H. Hale and Lieut. W. C. Faith, at Gaines' Mill; Capts. James H. McMath, Thomas H. Holcombe, Stephen E. Bell, W.C.Y. Parker, Wm. M. Bratton, and Lieuts. A. B. Cohen, T. J. Michie, and A. N. Steele, all at Frayser's Farm; Captains Cadell and Brazleton and Adjt. R. Y. Ashe at Petersburg; Captain James at Cold Harbor; and Captain Harris at the Crater. Among the other field officers were Cols. John C. C. Sanders and George E. Tayloe, Maj. Archibald Gracie, Jr., afterward brigadier-general, killed; and Majs. Richard T. Fletcher and George Fields.

EXTRACTS FROM OFFICIAL WAR RECORDS.

Vol. V.—(1029) Wilcox's brigade, Gen. G. W. Smith's division, Potomac district, General Beauregard commanding, January, 1862.

Vol. XI, Part 1—(407) Mentioned in report of General Magruder, Yorktown, April 5 to May 3, 1862. (580) Referred to in report of Col. M. D. Corse, Seven Pines. (591) Referred to in General Wilcox's report, Williamsburg. (941) Colonel Moore mentioned in General Longstreet's report of Seven Pines. (986-988) General Wilcox's report of battle of Seven Pines says: "The leading regiment, the Eleventh Alabama, Col. Sydenham Moore, of my brigade, was ordered to the front. . . . Colonel Moore with two companies dislodged the enemy, receiving two wounds, one of which proved mortal. . . . His loss is scarcely reparable. Lieut. Walter E. Winn, adjutant of