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C. Newton's regiment; Shelby's brigade, Col. Joseph O. Shelby—Col. Beal G. Jeans' regiment; Shelby's regiment (Lieut.-Col. B. F. Gordon), Col. G. W. Thompson's regiment, Maj. Benjamin Elliott's battalion, Maj. David Shanks' battalion, Capt. Richard A. Collins' battery; Greene's brigade, Col. Colton Greene—Greene's regiment (Lieut.-Col. Leonidas C. Campbell), Col. W. L. Jeffers' regiment, Col. M. L. Young's battalion, Capt. L. T. Brown's battery, Lieut. James L. Hamilton's battery. He moved April 20th. The first garrisoned town after crossing the Missouri line was Patterson, where Colonel Smart, a notorious marauder, was stationed with an equally notorious militia regiment. Marmaduke particularly desired to capture the regiment and its commander, and Colonel Giddings, of Carter's brigade, was given the honor of taking in the pickets and surprising the town, while Shelby made a detour with the view of capturing those who escaped. But Giddings, instead of capturing the pickets or charg