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Col. John M. Harrell, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 10.2, Arkansas (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 102 14 Browse Search
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ia and providing arms to keep down disturbances and repel invasion. Two commissioners were authorized to buy arms, for which $100,000 was appropriated, and Thomas J. Churchill and C. C. Danley appointed such commissioners. They expended but $36,000 for that purpose, when it was realized that no arms would be allowed to be shipped money of the United States in the hands of receivers of the land districts was carried into effect. The $36,000 paid for arms by the legislative commissioners, Churchill and Danley, had to be charged to profit and loss, as the orders, if filled, were never delivered. A new State constitution was adopted. The new constitution dirain, ordered retreat, etc. He left Captain Conrad and Company B at Neosho for protection of the Union-loving people with a train of supplies, which McIntosh and Churchill, of McCulloch's brigade, soon captured. Lyon marched into Springfield, August 1st. He was joined the next day by Major Sturgis, who had a skirmish at Dug Spr
o Springfield. Down the creek from Rains to Churchill and Greer the distance was three miles. As hnd reload. They kept this up for two hours. Churchill had formed his men on foot and gone to the swork the guns. McCulloch, who had gone with Churchill up Bloody hill, diverted this fire by returnshot in the leg. Col. Ben Brown was killed. Churchill had two horses shot under him. Colonels Burbthe right, Sigel had opened his battery upon Churchill's and Greer's regiments, and had gradually megiment, under Lieutenant-Colonel Embry, and Churchill's regiment on foot, Gratiot's regiment and Mmmanders of regiments of my own brigade, Colonels Churchill, Greer, Embry, McIntosh, Hebert and McRar rear in the field formerly occupied by General Churchill's cavalry. They had infantry, cavalry an the name of General Price, returned to Colonel Churchill the following graceful tribute: in charge of Dr. W. A. Cantrell, surgeon of Churchill's regiment. The following is a list of th[10 more...]
Ridge and Ringgold Gap. With the Arkansas troops under the lead of Cleburne, it stood by that gallant leader unflinchingly to the close of his career. Colonel Tappan, after the battle of Shiloh, was promoted to brigadier-gen-eral and was transferred to the Trans-Mississippi department, where he commanded a brigade composed of Shaler's regiment, Shaver's Seventh regiment, Col. R. S. Dawson's Sixteenth regiment, and the regiment of Col. S. H. Grinsted, in the defense of the Arkansas river and Little Rock, September, 1863, and was under Major-General Churchill at the battles of Pleasant Hill and Jenkins' Ferry, in 1864. Maj. J. A. McNeely, by succession, became colonel of the Thirteenth, and R. A. Duncan, major, frequently commanding the regiment with distinguished gallantry. The Thirteenth was consolidated with the Fifth Arkansas, under Col. John E. Murray, at the battle of Ringgold Gap, where their service was so distinguished as to receive the thanks of the Confederate Congress.
es McIntosh commanding: First regiment Arkansas mounted riflemen (Churchill), 845; Second Arkansas mounted riflemen (McIntosh), 862; South Kaed by Col. Elkanah Greer, of the Third Texas, and was composed of Churchill's Arkansas rifles, the Second Arkansas regiment, the South Kansasurbridge's command, three Arkansas regiments, commanded by Col. Thos. J. Churchill, were stationed. . . . Until 7 o'clock no gun had been firwounded, but none were killed. Several brave Confederates in Colonel Churchill's regiment and Major Whitfield's Texas battalion were killed,gade of Texas cavalry, 947, men and horses in dreadful condition; Churchill's brigade, 2,902. On the 18th of March, 1862, General Van Dornwere ordered to him. March 19th, General Van Dorn ordered Col. T. J. Churchill, with his brigade, and Gates' battalion of cavalry, to make port to Col. Jas. P. Major at Des Arc. On the 28th of March, Gen. T. J. Churchill was urged to reach Des Arc by the earliest possible day. All
teenth Arkansas, Col. Frank Rector; with the Third Louisiana, and Greer's and Whitfield's Texans. In Gen. J. P. McCown's division: First brigade, Brig.-Gen. J. L. Hogg—McCray's Arkansas battalion, with Texas regiments Second brigade, Brig.-Gen. T. J. Churchill—First Arkansas cavalry, dismounted, Col. R. W. Harper; Second Arkansas cavalry, dismounted, Col. Ben Embry; Fourth Arkansas, Col. Evander McNair; Turnbull's (formerly Terry's) battalion; Provence's battery. General Van Dorn had reco On July 13th, General Bragg had relieved Gen. Monroe Parsons and the men under him, at Tupelo, Miss., from further service east of the Mississippi, and ordered them to report to General Hindman. General Price was transferred later, also Generals Churchill, Tappan, Cabell, McRae and Dockery, some of whose promotions were not yet confirmed by the President, but were eventually approved. Cols. Chas. W. Adams and J. S. Marmaduke were likewise transferred. Organization went on rapidly; supplies
Waterhouse and Fitzhugh; Daniel's Texas battery. Second division, Brig.-Gen. T. J. Churchill: First brigade, Col. R. R. Garland—Texas regiments of Colonels GarlanPost the Confederates were commanded by that gallant Arkansas soldier, Gen. Thomas J. Churchill, who had a fort, with three smooth-bore guns and an army of less than n on Saturday, the 10th of January, and early on the morning of the 11th, General Churchill rode down the Confederate line and read to the army a telegram from Gener When the proposition was made to him, Will you surrender if I will bring General Churchill, and he will command you to do so? Deshler said he would obey General CGeneral Churchill's orders. An officer was sent for General Churchill. After a half-hour's delay he was brought. He commanded the brigade to surrender, and it stacked its General Churchill. After a half-hour's delay he was brought. He commanded the brigade to surrender, and it stacked its arms, though it had won every inch of the field over which it had fought for two days. That gallant little band of about 2,500 men knew what it meant to continue
, 4 miles below. Davidson was to occupy both roads, but throw his force into the Fourche road, while Steele, with the infantry, would proceed along the north bank of the Arkansas to the city's front. There was a loop in the river at Terry's ferry on the river below, enclosing several hundred acres, connected with the mainland by a neck or isthmus, not over 500 yards across. By sweeping this neck with artillery, Davidson was enabled to cross over to the peninsula without resistance. General Churchill's plantation was opposite this peninsula on the north bank. The land in the peninsula was owned by Mrs. Harrell. On August 31st General Price ordered General Walker to move his headquarters south of the river, and concentrate all the cavalry south of the river and east of the city. For an account of the subsequent operations, we return to the report of Colonel Newton, who, after discovering that the enemy had crossed Bayou Meto at Shallow ford, remained in camp at Hicks' on August
art in the heroic fighting which resulted in the defeat of Banks' expedition on Red river. General Churchill was in command of the two divisions (Arkansas and Missouri) into which it was divided, and General Tappan commanded the Arkansans, his brigade fighting under Colonel Grinsted, and Churchill's brigade under Colonel Gause. In his report General Tappan said: On Thursday night, April 7thl Smith, Banks being now in full retreat, determined to reinforce Price with the infantry, and Churchill's and Walker's commands were ordered into Arkansas. On April 17th the general commanding madeield. General Price assumed command of Arkansas and Missouri divisions, April 26th. Brig.-Gen. Thomas J. Churchill: Tappan's brigade, Brig.-Gen. James C. Tappan—Nineteenth and Twenty-fourth Arkansas urn of Price's division, March 10th, showed the following brigade strength, aggregate present: Churchill (Gause), 766; Drayton (Clark), 968; Parsons (Burns), 1,720; Tappan, 1,478; staff and cavalry,
leep for men; and had 6 privates and a major killed, and 9 other officers, 4 sergeants and 30 privates wounded. Gen. T. J. Churchill, in command of the Arkansas division, counting about 2,000 muskets, marched to Camden on April 27th, and on the ev3, 1864, Brig.-Gen. J. F. Fagan was assigned to duty as major-general, to date from April 25th (Marks' mills); Brig.-Gens. T. J. Churchill and J. S. Marmaduke as major-generals, to date from April 30, 1864 (Jenkins' ferry); Capt. B. S. Johnson as maj.-Gen. John B. Magruder, are stated as follows, December 31, 1864: First Arkansas infantry division, Act. Maj.--Gen. Thomas J. Churchill commanding: First Arkansas infantry brigade, Brig.-Gen. John S. Roane—Twentysixth regiment, Col. Iverson L. Bol. James Riley; Second Choctaw, Col. Simpson N. Folsom; Reserve squadron, Capt. George Washington. The artillery of Churchill's division was organized in a battalion, under Maj. W. D. Blocher, including the following Arkansas batteries of field
ntry as brigadier-general. Colonel Monroe succeeded him in command of the cavalry regiment and continued in the cavalry service, in a short time in command of a brigade which was afterward assigned to Gen. W. L. Cabell, and of which he was ranking officer when General Cabell was captured; but Monroe himself being wounded and disabled, Colonel Harrell succeeded to the command of the brigade until the close of the war. The commanders of Arkansas troops east of the Mississippi river who were transferred to the Trans-Mississippi department, as we have seen, were Generals Hindman, Churchill, Rust, Dockery, Cabell, McNair, Beall; Colonels Fagan, Tappan, Hawthorn, Shaver, Crockett, Marmaduke, Provence, John C. Wright, Slemons, B. W. Johnson, Gaither. Maj.-Gen. T. C. Hindman, after being relieved of the command of the district of Arkansas, was reassigned to a division, and eventually to a corps, in the army east of the Mississippi, commanded successively by Bragg, Johnston and Hood.
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