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SYDNEY BASS, Terrell, Tex.—Born Sept. 3, 1891, near Natchez, Miss., and enlisted in the Confederate Army at Madison Parish, La., as private in Company B, Twenty-Fifth Louisiana Regiment, Gen. Adams' Brigade, Gen. Breckenridge's Division, Gen. Stewart's Corps, Army of Tennessee. First Captain, Calvin Moore, and first Colonel, Wilber Fisk. After the battles around Atlanta, Ga., I was ordered by the Secretary of War of the Confederacy on special duty and was not with my regiment any more. Was never wounded nor taken prisoner. Was promoted to Sergeant and then to Second Lieutenant, and then to First Lieutenant. Was in the battles of Stone River, Chickamauga, Jackson, Resaca, Ga., New Hope Church, Perryville, Ky., Munfordsville, Missionary Ridge, Kennesaw Mountain, Peach Tree Creek, and all the other battles that my command was in up to and including the battles around Atlanta.