War of the Rebellion: Serial 051 Page 0400 KY.,SW.VA.,TENN.,MISS.,N.ALA.,AND N.GA. Chapter XLII.

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Firing 9 rounds at the enemy's battery, it was silenced and we remained in position until the following morning (19th), when we followed the movements of the brigade during the day, except that at 9 a.m. the battery was ordered to the front, but fired only 2 rounds and returned to the brigade, and that about 4 p.m., when the brigade was ordered to the front, the battery, by order of General Stewart, remained in its position. At dark on the same day we were ordered to the rear with four pieces of artillery and one caisson, captured by the brigade. We took them to Alexander's Bridge, where we encamped for the night and reported to the brigade at 8 o'clock on the following morning (20th). We took our position in center of the brigade, where we remained during the day until the brigade was ordered forward to charge, when we remained in position. At 5.30 p.m. we were ordered to the front, and took position in front of the brigade and opened on the enemy with shell and canister, firing 69 rounds.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,


Lieutenant, Commanding Eufaula Light Artillery.


Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.


Guns taken from the field to Alexander's Bridge on Saturday evening, September 19.

12-pounder Napoleon, brass, no limber......................... 1

Rifled gun (about 3.62), brass, complete...................... 1

12-pounder mountain howitzer, brass, no limber................ 1

6-pounder smooth-bore, brass, complete........................ 1

(One caisson belonging to Carnes' battery, in which all the

horses were killed.) ___

Total from the enemy.......................................... 4

Delivered to us by our brigade (Bate's) and said to have been captured by them.



Lieutenant, Commanding Eufaula Light Artillery.

No. 387.

Report of Brig. General Henry D. Clayton, C. S. Army, commanding brigade.


Near Chattanooga, October 3, 1863.

MAJOR:The following report of the part taken by this brigade in the battle of Chickamauga, on September 19 and 20, is respectfully submitted:

On Thursday, September 17, this brigade, consisting of the Eighteenth, Thirty-sixth, and Thirty-eighth Alabama Regiments, commanded, respectively, by Colonels J. T. Holtzclaw, L. T. Woodruff,and Lieutenant Colonel A. R. Lankford, and Humphreys' battery, took up the line of march from La Fayette, Walker Country, Ga., where it had been bivouacked a few days, toward the battle-field.

Resting the night of the 17th near Rock Spring, it proceeded the next day to Therdford's Ford, on the Chickamauga Creek. Brigadier-General Bate's brigade proceeding down the creek a short distance,