Kentucky Cavaliers in Dixie: The Reminiscences of a Confederate CavalrymanBy Geo. Dallas Mosgrove | Go to book overview
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Publication information: Book title: Kentucky Cavaliers in Dixie:The Reminiscences of a Confederate Cavalryman. Contributors: Geo. Dallas Mosgrove - Author. Publisher: University of Nebraska Press. Place of publication: Lincoln, NE. Publication year: 1999. Page number: 267.
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Table of contents
- Title Page iii
- Introduction vii
- Preface. 5
- Contents 9
- Chapter I - In Which the Author Becomes a Confederate Cavalryman-- the March from the Ohio River to Owenton--Organiza Tion--From Owenton to Camp Buckner--General Bragg's Campaign--Battle of Perryville -- Retreat from Ken Tucky. 15
- Chapter II - Organization of the Fourth Kentucky Cavalry-The Muster Rolls. 19
- Chapter III - General Humphrey Marshall. 38
- Chapter IV - Colonel Henry Liter Giltner. 47
- Chapter V. . - Adjutant-General Edward O. Guerrant 51
- Chapter VI - Lieutenant-Colonel Moses Tandy Pryor. 53
- Chapter VII - Major Nathan Parker. 58
- Chapter VIII - The Buttermilk Ranger. 61
- Chapter IX - Past Tennessee Campaign--Events of 1863--Telford's--Lime. Stone--Capture of the One Hundredth Ohio Infantry Regiment. 64
- Chapter X - East Tennessee Campaign (continued)--Battle of Blue Springs. 67
- Chapter XI - East Tennessee Campaign (continued)--Battle of Henderson's Mill. 74
- Chapter XII - East Tennessee Campaign (continued) -- Battle of Rheatown -- Pughs Hill -- Blountville -- Zollicoffer -- Abingdon -- Re View -- Reorganization. 78
- Chapter XIII - General Ransom--General Wm. E. Jones--General John S. Williams--General. Geo. B. Crittenden. 85
- Chapter XIV - East Tennessee Campaign (coutinued)--Battle of Big Creek, November 6, 1863. 88
- Chapter XV - A Literary Symposium. 92
- Chapter XVI - Stampeding Wolford's Cavalry. 96
- Chapter XVII - General Longstreet in Tennessee-The Siege of Knoxville- Assault Upon Fort Sanders-Minor Infantry and Cav Alry Engagements. 98
- Chapter XVIII - Schoolfield's Battery. 103
- Chapter XIX - Captain Bart W.Jenkins and His Troopers. 106
- Chapter XX - Doctor Sam S. Scott -- Adjutant Freeman -- Sergeant-Major Harrison -- Captain George T. Atkins -- Captain George T. Campbell -- Captain Warrien Montfort -- Lieutenant- Colonel Clarence J. Prentice -- Dr. George S. Whipple. 110
- Chapter XXI - Lieutenant Archie W. Smith--Recruiting in Kentucky--Gen Eral Order No. 38--Execution of Corbin and Mcgraw-- Lieutenant-Colonel George M. Jessee--General S. B. Buck Ner. 121
- Chapter XXII - General John H. Morgan -- His Escape from the Ohio Penitentiary. 129
- Chapter XXIII - General Morgan Defeats Averill--Major Parker Killed, May 10, 1864. 134
- Chapter XXIV - Morgan's Last Ride into Kentucky, June, 1864--Preparations for the Trip--Organization--The March to Mt. Sterling --The First Battle There. 136
- Chapter Xxv. . - The Second Battle at Mt. Sterling 142
- Chapter XXVI - Winchester--Lexington--Fort Clay--Buggies and Carriages for Ambulances--Obtaining Horses--A Generous and Hos Pitable Bluegrass Family. 146
- Chapter XXVII - Georgetown--Demonstration Toward Frankfort--The March to Cynthiana. 149
- Chapter XXVIII - The First Battle at Cynthiana --The Federal Commander Klled--Defeat and Capture of the Enemy--The Burning of the Town. 152
- Chapter XXIX - The Second Battle at Cynthiana -- Adesperate Combat-- the Capture of General Hobson--The Fatal Encamp Ment on the Wrong Side of Licking River. 154
- Chapter XXX - The Third Battle at Cynthiana--The Confederates Defeated and Stampeded--Many Captured--Death in the Licking River--Narrow Escapes of General, Morgan and a Remnant of His Command--The Confederate Force, Cut in Twain, Retreats from the Static by Two Routes--The Federal Prisoners Paroled--The Bummer--Results of the Raid. 160
- Chapter XXXI - General Morgan's March to Greenville, Tenn. 167
- Chapter XXXII - Morgan Betrayed--The Woman--General Gillem's March. 170
- Chapter XXXIII - General Morgan Surprised--Confusion in the Camps--The General, Missing -- Uncertainty Regarding His Fate-- Retreat on the Jonesboro Road--Captain Mcafee, Under a Flag of Truce, Finds the General's Dead Body in Green Ville. 172
- Chapter XXXIV - The Death of Morgan--The Garden Scene--Murder in the Vineyard--Arrival of General Basil W. Duke and Colonel Dick Morgan--Burial of the Dead Chieftain at Abingdon --Some Reflections. 176
- Chapter XXXV - Miscellany. 182
- Chapter XXXVI - The Battle of Saltville. 197
- Chapter XXXVII - The Battle or Saltville (continued)--Death of Colonel Trimble--Defeat of the Federals. 201
- Chapter XXXVIII - Battle of Saltville -- (continued) -- Captain Jenkins in the Federal Rear -- Arrival of Generals Breckinridge and Echols--Duke's, Cosby's and Vaughn's Brigades--Killing the Negroes. 204
- Chapter XXXIX - The Battle of Saltville (continued) -- the Retreat and Pur Suit--General Basil W. Duke--Colonel Charles Hanson-- Federal Depredations--Escape of the Federals. 208
- Chapter XL - In the Shenandoah Valley--General Cosby--Natural Bridge --Lexington--Washington College--Virginia Military Institute--Stonewall Jackson's Grave--General Early-- General Lomax--Captain Mcafee--Rosser's Men. 211
- Chapter XLI - In the Shenandoah Valley (continued) -- Luray Valley -- General Imboden--Lieutenant Crit Ireland--"Moonshine Stills"--Columbia Bridge--Front Royal--Desolation and Graves. 217
- Chapter XLII - In the Shenandoah Valley (continued)--General Early Makes a Reconnoissance in Force--The Infantry Exchanges Pleasantries with the Cavalry--Lost on a Bleak Plateau --A Fragrant Breath and Two Canteens--A Weird Scene. 220
- Chapter XLIII - Farewell to the Valley--General Early's Opinion of the Cavalry-Good News from Rosser--New Clothing--Famous Virginia Springs--The Return March--Grave of Captain Cleburne--Mrs. John B. Floyd. 227
- Chapter XLIV - The "Boys" Entertain Their Comrades with Stories of Val Ley Experience--Stoneman on a Raid -- Burbridge After More Salt--General Duke is Captured but Escapes--Gen Eral Duke Defeated at Kingsport and Colonel Dick Mor Gan Captured--Captain Bart Jenkins Captured at Abing Don but Kills Two Soldiers and Escapes. 230
- Chapter XLV - The Battle of Marion--General John C. Breckinridge-- Witcher and His Nighthawks--The Kentuckians Win Choice of Position--Incidents. 234
- Chapter XLVI - Battle of Marion (continued)--No Sunday in the Army--A Des Perate Comrat--Stoneman Repulsed--Duke and Witcher Demoralize the "Smoked Yankees." 237
- Chapter XLVII - The Battle of Marion (continued) -- Enigmatical Strategetics --A Wide Open Door for General Stoneman to Enter Saltville. 240
- Chapter XLVIII - The Captains of the Fourt Kentucky Cavalry. 243
- Chapter XLIX - Some of the "Boys" 252
- Chapter L - The Last Days--The Homeward March--The Surrender to General Hobson at Mt. Sterling. 262
- Appendix 267
- Index 273
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