rs, &c., issued from his headquarters from January 23d, 1862, to June 22d, 1862.
Many of these will be read with interest as from time to time we shall be able to print them; but we are especially gratified at being able to present the following report of the Elkhorn campaign, which does not appear in the volumes of Confederate reports, and which, so far as we know, has never been in print in any form.]
headquarters Trans-Mississippi District, Jacksonport, Ark., March 27, 1862. General Braxton Bragg:
General — I have the honor to report that while at Pocahontas I received dispatches on the 22d February, informing me that General Price had rapidly fallen back from Springfield before a superior force of the enemy, and was endeavoring to form a junction with the division of General McCulloch in Boston mountains.
For reasons which seemed to me imperative, I resolved to go in person and take command of the combined forces of Price and McCulloch.
I reached their headquarters on t