By James Street
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M. rode ly, accomplice batteries. a devastating fireplace, his fell now- again. Donelson's Tennesseans took up the tack. operating their method round at- the backyard Cowan farmhouse, Rosecrans seemed faded and drawn, yet that fences of the burned-out understand what had befallen us. His firmly set lips and the calmness with which his directions have been deliv- they driven again the uncovered Federal devices "he appeared 124 totally to south of the son's around males came upon wooded area. yet now Donel- their tremendous break up in . To COLONEL OLIVER L. SHEPHERD The Strong-hearted Regulars Sprinkled in the course of the Federal armies have been devices of the normal U. S. military. They have been trendy for their specialist- elite clothes, — or even their uniforms, ism, their esprit which many volunteer regiments copied. The lone brigade of Regulars at Stones River used to be led through Lieutenant Colonel Oliver Shepherd, a West Pointer with two decades' provider. while the conflict all started, the Regulars have been held in reserve, as was once frequently the case as a trump card to be performed in an emergency. because the Federal correct wing began to fall apart, the Regulars have been dedicated. For hours they resisted accomplice thrusts whereas re- — treating Union — infantrymen streamed via their strains. At midday got here an order vance. common George Thomas to adpointed to a and acknowledged: "Shepherd, take and forestall the Rebels. " altering entrance as well as though on parade, the Regulars marched into the cedars, the place their made up our minds stand got time for the Federals to re-form. eventually, uncovered to fireside on 3 aspects, they withdrew. "Men have been falling all alongside the line," wrote an adjutant, "but now not one became his again to the enemy. " the price were pricey. Of the brigade's 1,600 males, out of 5 have been wounded or lifeless double the casualty cost that day for the remainder of the military of the Cumberland. thicket of cedars your males in there — one hundred twenty five — Scale of Miles (Reorganizing) DAVIS MB |0 %pt. submit CARLIN WOODRUFF JOHNSON^eo^nizing, MCCOOK zero| /V N^^ ^% # keep away from BALDWIN BMB PEGRAM (Van Cleve) V rate il Ford • CRITTENDEN THOMAS ROUSSEAU hS& ^ y ^H^^M A HASCALL vancueve s_beatty fyffe FYFFE Ford : C ^. ^. J0 JO HES0N «NSo7 . ""^sav eLiFORr F0RD ' total Creek H* *sJ7C 7& . ^. h, ^ w «|&^ HAi]R o, 44,» u*+ WITHERS BRAGG the proper of the Cowan condo, the sixteenth Ten- heavy fee in casualties for the gallant feroc- nessee and a part of the 51st Tennessee have been ity repelled with heavy losses. in a single corporation, Donelson's brigade of the officials and noncommissioned all cers offi- have been killed or wounded, and the shat- in their assaults. The misplaced eighth Tennessee of 306 of the sixteenth Tennessee misplaced 207 who its males 472 males; of the 402 begun the improvement. tered survivors have been introduced out less than the command of personal Wright Hackett. Donelson's males to the left of the Cowan residence by means of midday, the eighth, thirty eighth and the rest of the 51st and Tennessee Nashville Pike. Rosecrans, utilizing the time M. — struggled ahead.