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CHAPTER VI.

 

BATTERIES COMPOSED OF ALABAMA TROOPS—THEIR ORGANIZATION AND OFFICERS—RECORDS FROM THE OFFICIAL REPORTS.

BURNETT'S BATTERY.

BURNETT'S battery was engaged in Samuel Jones' corps, in Mississippi, in the spring and summer of 1861.

EXTRACTS FROM OFFICIAL WAR RECORDS.

Vol. X, Part 1—(787) In Samuel Jones' corps, Tupelo, June 30, 1862.

Vol. XVII, Part 2—(632) Same assignment.

BURTWELL'S BATTERY.

Burtwell's battery was engaged, under its captain, J. R. R. Burtwell, in General Jackson's brigade, in Mississippi, in the spring of 1862.

EXTRACTS FROM OFFICIAL WAR RECORDS.

Vol. X, Part 2—(461, 549) In General Jackson's brigade, Corinth, April 28, 1862.

Vol. XVI, Part 2—(764) Same brigade, Tupelo, August 20, 1862.

Vol. XVII, Part 2—(633) Same brigade, Tupelo, June 30, 1862.

FIRST BATTALION OF ARTILLERY.

The First Alabama battalion of artillery was recruited at Mobile, Montgomery and Selma, and was organized in February, 1861, at Fort Morgan. It was made part of the army of Mobile in the spring of 1862, and was ordered to report at Chattanooga in July. It served, consecutively,

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