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CONFEDERATE MILITARY HISTORY.

Mentioned in reports of Gen. John C. Brown and Capt. M. Van Den Corput, Lookout Mountain, November 24, 1863.

No. 56—(620, 808, 827, 886) In Hindman's division, 90 present, December 14, 1863.

No. 58—(589) In Hindman's division, January 20, 1864. (821) In Hood's corps, February 29th.

No. 59—(687) Organized, March 4, 1861; present for duty, March 29, 1864, 94. (698-700) Service of officers, Garrity made captain, January 1, 1863; engaged in the following battles: Shiloh, Farmington, Munfordville, Murfreesboro, Chickamauga, Missionary Ridge. (731) Effective, 95, Dalton, April 1, 1864.

No. 74—(643, et seq.) Hood's corps, Johnston's army, Atlanta campaign; July 10th, Lieut. Philip Bond commanding battery.

No. 79—(896) Mentioned by Col. R. F. Beckham, November 7, 1864.

No. 93—(668) Lee's corps, Hood's army, December 10, 1864. (692) Mentioned in report of Col. L. Hoxton.

No. 103—(1047) Artillery reserves, General Maury's army, March 10, 1865. No. 104—(226) Mentioned as in Fuller's division, April 4th.

JEFF DAVIS BATTERY.

The Jeff Davis battery, organized at Selma in May, 1861, was soon sent to Virginia, where it fought in Early's brigade at Manassas and at the battle of Seven Pines, losing 3 men at the latter place. In Hill's division, during the Seven Days' battles, it lost 3 killed and 14 wounded; at Cold Harbor, 3 killed and 10 wounded; at Gaines' Mill, 3 killed and 14 wounded. It also fought at Mechanicsville and many other points in Virginia, and was at South Mountain, Fredericksburg and Orange Court House. It took part in the terrible battle of Gettysburg. Serving, consecutively, in Long's and Page's brigades, it was in northern Virginia during the spring and summer of 1864, at Cedar Creek in October, 1864, and at Fort Clifton in March, 1865. It was almost continuously engaged. Its first captain was J. T. Montgomery, who was succeeded by J. W. Bondurant, and later it was commanded by