No. 43. Lieut. Col. James W. Jackson.

No. 43.

Report of Lieut. Col. James W. Jackson, Forty-seventh Alabama Infantry.

Camp Near Liberty Mills, Va,      
August 13, 1862.

     Colonel:   On Saturday last, 4 p. m., the 9th instant, I arrived with my regiment (the Forty-seventh Alabama) within range of the enemy’s batteries that had opened on the advancing columns of our army.  We were allowed to rest a few minutes, when we were again ordered to advance and take our position under the range of the enemy’s guns. Continue reading “No. 43. Lieut. Col. James W. Jackson.”