War of the Rebellion: Serial 059 Page 0701 Chapter XLIV. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC. - CONFEDERATE.

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Report of Major J. Wesley Eldridge, & c. - Continued.

I. - RESPECTING OFFICERS - Continued.

Batteries Names of Names of bat- What ex- Occasion

officers. tles in which perience of

engaged. had of promotion

artillery .

Stan- Captain Shiloh, Per- In active No promo-

ford's Thomas J. ryville, Mur- service tion.

Stanford freesborough, since May

Chickamauga, 17, 1861.

Missionary

Ridge.

First Shiloh, Per- Since May Has not

Lieutenant ryville, Mur- 17, 1861. been pro-

Hugh R. freesborough. moted.

McSwine.

Second Same as ...do... Promotion

Lieutenant Stanford... by elec-

James S. tion.

McCall.

Junior Second ...do... Active Do.

Lieutenant service

William A. since No-

Brown. vember 6,

1861.

Eufaula Captain Tazewell and Active Promotion

McDonald Chickamauga. service by resig-

Oliver since nation.

May,

1862.

First Tazewell, ...do... Promotion

Lieutenant Murfreesbo- by death.

William J. rough, Hoo-

McKenzie. ver's Gap,

Missionary

Ridge.

Second Tazewell, ...do... Promotion

Lieutenant Hoover's Gap, by elec-

William H. Chickamauga, tion.

Woods. Missionary

Ridge.

Junior Second Same as ...do... Do.

Lieutenant Lieutenant

Francis M. McKenzie.

Caldwell.

Fenner's Captain Jackson, Miss Active Do.

Charles E. service

Fenner until

September

1863;

sent to

Mobile.

First ...do... ...do... No promo-

Lieutenant tion.

T. J. Duggan

Junior First ...do... ...do... Promotion

Lieutenant by elec-

W. T. tion.

Cluverius.

Second ...do... ...do... Do.

Lieutenant

E. Montgomery

Junior Second ...do... ...do... Do.

Lieutenant

C. J. Howell.

II. - RESPECTING BATTERIES.

Batteries. Where from. By whom When.

raised.

Stanford's Grenada, Miss. Captain T. J. May 17, '61.

Stanford.

Eufaula Eufaula, Ala. Captain John February 26,

Artillery. W. Clark. '62.

Fenner's New Orleans Captain Chas. April 15, '62.

E. Fenner.

Continuation:

Batteries. What service Losses - when, where, and

seen. how.

Stanford's Active service At Shiloh, Perryville, Chick-

from battle of amauga, and Missionary

Shiloh. Ridge - 39 men and 11 horses.

Eufaula Active service 5 men and 35 horses at Mur-

Artillery. since May, 1862. freesborough, Chickamauga,

and Missionary Ridge; 1 gun

at Missionary Ridge, horses

being killed.

Fenner's Engaged in one 2 men killed at Jackson,

battle and Miss; no horses, guns, or

several transportation lost.

skirmishes.

Present armament.

Batteries. Re-equipments 3-inch rifles. 12-pounder

received - 3- Napoleons.

inch rifle.

Stanford's a --- --- 4

Eufaula 1 4 ---

Artillery

Fenner's --- --- ---

Continuation: Present armament.

Batteries. 12-pounder 6-pounders. Caissons.

howitzers.

Stanford's a --- --- ---

Eufaula --- --- ---

Artillery

Fenner's 2 2 ---

Continuation: Strength.

Batteries. Total Aggregate Aggregate

effective. present. present and

absent.

Stanford's a 91 96 125

Eufaula 115 117 154

Artillery

Fenner's 147 151 196

a Requisition made upon ordnance department to fill deficiency in equipments. Condition of battery good. By reference to this table it will be seen that Captain T. J. Stanford is one of the eldest captains of artillery in this army; that he has seen much service, and been in all the important battles fought. He is therefore respectfully recommended for promotion.