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CONFEDERATE MILITARY HISTORY.

non's original command. No. 104—(830) Paroled at Iuka, May 18, 1865.

STUART'S BATTALION, ALABAMA CAVALRY.

Stuart's battalion, commanded by Maj. James H. Stuart, served in north Alabama from the summer of 1864 until the close of the war, and was frequently engaged in scouting and skirmishing.

EXTRACTS FROM OFFICIAL WAR RECORDS.

No. 77—(362) Mentioned in report of Col. William T. C. Grower, expedition from Decatur to Courtland, and skirmish, July, 1864. No. 78—(668) In north Alabama, June, 1864, Col. Josiah Patterson's report. No. 93—(1233) In Roddey's brigade, district of North Alabama, November 20th. No. 94—(634) In Roddey's brigade, north Alabama, December 1st. No. 103—(48) Mentioned near Warrenton, February 17, 1865.

COMPANIES OF ALABAMA CAVALRY.

In addition to the regiments and battalions, there were a number of detached companies of Alabama cavalry, most of which served in the defense of Mobile and the Bay forts. Cottrill's, White's and Arrington's served at Pollard, Mobile and Fort Morgan in and after 1862; and Amos', Baldwin's, under Capt. T. C. Barlow, the Dorrence Rangers, under Capt. John W. Murrell, Goldsby's and Meador's companies served there later. Gordon's regiment is mentioned at Murfreesboro, and Houston's and Hubbard's at Fort Henry. Crocheron's Light Dragoons, under Capt. E. M. Holloway, served for a long time as escorts in the army of Tennessee.

EXTRACTS FROM OFFICIAL WAR RECORDS.

Captain Amos' Company. Vol. XV—(1068) Canty's brigade, Buckner's corps, April, 1863, at or near Pollard. No. 42—(39) June 8, 1863, in eastern division of department of the Gulf.

Baldwin's Rangers, Capt. T. C. Barlow. Vol. XV—(850) In army of Mobile, October 31, 1862. (1069) In Powell's