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742 HISTORY OF THE ORPHAN BRIGADE. SIXTH REGIMENT. field and staff. JOSEPH H. LEWIS, Glasgow. (See biography.) MARTIN H. COFER, Elizabethtown. (See biography.) THOMAS H. HAYS, Hardin County. (See biography.) DAVID C. WALKER, Scottville. (See biography.) JOHN F. DAVIS, Shelby County, was appointed captain and A. C. S., Oct. 8, 1861 ; but went into the battle of Shiloh as volunteer aid to the colonel commanding, and was wounded there; was made chief commissary of division, Oct. 14, 1S62, and served till the close of the war on various duty in that department. ED PORTER THOMPSON, Metcalfe County, was captain and A. Q. M., after October, 1863, having been disabled for duty in the line. (See Co. E.) GID WELCH, Shelby County, was appointed adjutant, November, 1861, but was not confirmed, and joined Morgan's cavalry, February, 1862. Was afterward killed in battle. R. R. STEVENSON, Anderson County. (See biography.) JOHN L. VERTREES, Glasgow, was appointed assistant surgeon, Oct. s, 1861; promoted to surgeon, April 1, 1864; and served throughout the war with his regiment in the field. THOMAS L. NEWBERRY, Hiseville, was appointed assistant surgeon, April 1, 1864. (See biography.) H. H. KAVANAUGH, Jr., Falmouth, chaplain. (See biography.) COMPANY A, SIXTH REGIMENT. C. B. McCLASKEY, Bloomfield, was elected captain, Oct. 8, 1861; fought at Shiloh; at Stone River, where he was wounded; at Jackson, at Chickamauga, where he was again wounded; at Rocky Face Gap, at Resaca, at Dallas; from Dallas to Atlanta; at Peachtree Creek, at Intrenchment Creek, at Utoy Creek, and at Jonesboro', where he was severely wounded in right shoulder, and disabled for the war, while gallantly leading the Sixth Regiment against the enemy, Aug. 31,1864. He died at home in January, 1896. CHARLES DAWSON, Bloomfield, was elected first lieutenant, Oct. 8, 1861. Fought at Shiloh, where he was severely wounded, April 7, 1862, and fell into the hands of the enemy. After having been exchanged, he was appointed commissary of the Sixth