Re: Confederate Cavalry at Battle of Raymond (redux)
- Thanks Tony. Had overlooked what Wirt Adams did that day.
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> > I think you are assuming too many men for the detachement of Wirt
> > Adams brigade that was with Gregg. My understanding is that it
> > <100. Otherwise, I think you have a good point.midnight
> That was the squadron that originally reported to Gregg after
> on the morning of May 12th. The remainder of Wirt Adams' cavalrybut
> skirmished with Sherman's men at Fourteen Mile Creek near Dillon's,
> was ordered to move to Raymond.Raymond
> "After checking a column of the enemy yesterday [May 12], for
> four miles at Dillon's, I marched by General Gregg's order to
> and fell in his rear. In withdrawing, marched from Mississippi
> Springs this morning at 3 a.m. ..."