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Col. John C. Moore, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 9.2, Missouri (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 62 0 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume I. 55 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 7. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 45 1 Browse Search
Col. John M. Harrell, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 10.2, Arkansas (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 28 4 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore) 28 4 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1. 25 3 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 16 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: November 3, 1864., [Electronic resource] 8 0 Browse Search
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The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 10: The Armies and the Leaders. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 4 0 Browse Search
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ush with the enemy. Under command of Colonel Brand, they engaged their foes, killing over 100, with a loss to themselves of 3 killed and 30 wounded. Lyon was astonished, and, it seems, admonished, by the stubborn resistance shown him in the face of such odds by this citizen soldiery, who finally retreated in safety, and were joined by other recruits. A part of this gathering of citizens of Missouri went with Governor Jackson, accompanied by the heads of the State department, and by Gens. J. B. Clark and Monroe M. Parsons. When they arrived at a place called Cole Camp, they found there a body of home guards, whom Lyon and Blair had ordered to intercept the march of Jackson. They were mostly Germans. Colonel O'Kane, of a gallant Confederate command, surprised them at midnight and nearly annihilated them. Their colonel, Cook, brother of the Cook who was hung at Harper's Ferry for participation in the John Brown raid, made his escape. Colonel Totten, with a large force of infant
s and men would quickly spring forward to obey it. One of his aides, Colonel Allen of Saline, was killed while receiving an order. Weightman and Cawthorn and his adjutant were mortally wounded; Slack was fearfully lacerated by a musket ball, and Clark shot in the leg. Col. Ben Brown was killed. Churchill had two horses shot under him. Colonels Burbridge, Foster and Kelly, and nearly every other field officer, were disabled. But in spite of all these losses, Price grew stronger all the timanks, and the enemy gained the positions they desired. General Lyon attacked us on our left, and General Sigel on our right and rear. From these points batteries opened upon us. My command was soon ready. The Missourians, under Generals Slack, Clark, McBride, Parsons and Rains, were nearest the position taken by General Lyon with his main force. They were instantly turned to the left and opened the battle with an incessant fire of small arms. Woodruff opposed his battery to that of Captain
the same time that his established right center was engaged from the front. When Price's division ascended to the plateau of Pea ridge, there ensued an artillery duel of more than an hour's duration, between the batteries of Captains Wade and Clark, and the enemy's batteries commanded by Colonel Carr. The guns of the enemy first ceased firing. Gates' Missouri cavalry charged the position occupied by the batteries, but was repulsed; then, dismounting, went into line under General Little. en advanced by the same road with the remaining portion of my command. The Third infantry I placed in position as reserve on the hill to the left of the road, and shortly afterward summoned up the two batteries under command of Captains Wade and Clark, which were immediately placed in position with some other batteries [MacDonald's and Bledsoe's] already engaged in replying to the heavy fire directed from the enemy's artillery along the line of the Telegraph road. For more than an hour our gu
hill) indicated that Blunt was burning supplies or houses, and moving to unite with Herron. Shoup's division and Shelby's brigade, dismounted, were placed in line to resist Blunt. Frost's division, to which there were added a Texas brigade and Clark's Missouri regiment, all commanded by Brigadier-General Roane, was held in reserve. Frost's division was also held in reserve to await the movements of Blunt. MacDonald's Missourians and Lane's Texans, the latter commanded by Col. R. P. Crump oery. Second corps. First division, Brig.-Gen. Henry E. McCulloch: First brigade, Col. Overton Young—Texas regiments of Colonels Young, Ochiltree, Hubbard and Burnett. Second brigade, Col. Horace Randal—Texas regiments bf Colonels Roberts, Clark, Spaight and Randal; Gould's Texas battalion. Third brigade, Col. George Flournoy—Texas regiments of Colonels Flournoy, Allen, Waterhouse and Fitzhugh; Daniel's Texas battery. Second division, Brig.-Gen. T. J. Churchill: First brigade, Col. R.<
d and ordered to Day's Bluff to his brigade, On May 31st, General Frost's division (defenses of lower Arkansas) was returned as follows: First brigade, Col. John B. Clark, Jr.—Clark's regiment, Lieut.--Col. M. W. Buster; Mitchell's regiment, Col Chas. S. Mitchell; Musser's battalion, Lieut-Col. Richard H. Musser; Ruffner's batteClark's regiment, Lieut.--Col. M. W. Buster; Mitchell's regiment, Col Chas. S. Mitchell; Musser's battalion, Lieut-Col. Richard H. Musser; Ruffner's battery, Capt. S. T. Ruffner. Not brigaded—Nineteenth Arkansas, Col. C. L. Dawson; Twelfth Texas cavalry, Col. W. H. Parsons; Rector's company (refugees from Arkansas Post), Capt. W. G. Rector; Richardson's company, Lieut. J. Brooks; Peoples' company, Lieut S. J. Peoples; McKie's Texas squadron, Capt M. M. Boggess. and Gen. Sterling Prments on Bayou Meto, northeast of Little Rock. A week later, General Frost, fearing to bring Tappan north of the river on account of the unguarded fords, disposed Clark's brigade to cover the road by Shallow ford, and withdrew his advanced brigades to the rifle-pits (in their incomplete condition hardly worthy of the name). On
ade, Brig.-Gen. Alexander T. Hawthorn. Missouri division, Arrived after Gen. E. K. Smith reached the field. General Price assumed command of Arkansas and Missouri divisions, April 26th. Brig.-Gen. Mosby M. Parsons: First brigade, Brig.-Gen. John B. Clark, Jr.—Eighth Missouri, Col. Charles S. Michell; Ninth Missouri, Col. Richard H. Musser; Missouri battery, Capt. Samuel T. Ruffner. Second brigade, Col. Simon P. Burns—Tenth Missouri, Col. Wm. M. Moore; Eleventh Missouri, Lieut.-Col Thos. H. Ponder; Sixteen Missouri, Lieut.-Col. P. W. H. Cumming; Ninth Missouri battalion sharpshooters, Maj. L. A. Pindll; Missouri battery, Capt. A. A. Lesueur. The return 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, 200. Marmaduke's cavalry division, January 10th, Cabell, 1,468; Greene, 1,242; Shelby, 1,583; artillery, 148; Brooks' cavalry, 48
Anderson's Arkansas cavalry battalion, Capt. Wm. L. Anderson. Maj.-Gen. John S. Marmaduke's division (commanded after his capture at Little Osage by Brig. Gen. John B. Clark, Jr.) included Marmaduke's brigade, under Clark (succeeded by Greene), and the brigade of Col. Thomas R. Freeman, which included, with the Missouri regimentClark (succeeded by Greene), and the brigade of Col. Thomas R. Freeman, which included, with the Missouri regiments of Freeman and Fristoe, Ford's Arkansas battalion, Lieut.-Col. Barney Ford. Brig.-Gen. Joseph O. Shelby's division included Shelby's Missouri brigade, Col. David Shanks (wounded and captured), Col. Moses W. Smith (wounded), Brig.-Gen. M. Jeff Thompson; Jackman's Missouri brigade, Col. Sidney D. Jackman; Tyler's Missouri brigaArkansas. November 18th, Churchill's division had moved to Louisville, in La Fayette county, on Red river—Camp Lee. From Price's headquarters, November 30th, General Clark in command of Marmaduke's division, and General Thompson in command of Shelby's, were ordered to Laynesport; and Gurley's Texas cavalry in that direction to co
tler near Springfield, Ill., then to Camp Chase (Chicago), the officers to Johnson's island, Lake Erie. Lieutenant Gibson, of Company H, was shot dead on Johnson's island by a Federal sentinel because he crossed the dead line. The two regiments were exchanged September, 1862. The year of the first enlistment expiring there was a reorganization, which resulted as follows: Col. John L. Logan, Lieut.-Col. M. D. Vance, Maj. James T. Poe, Adjt. Edward A. Warren, Quartermaster E. Whitfield, Commissary Clark, Surgeon James Whitfield. Company A, Capt. Jasper Shepherd; Company B, Capt. Claiborne Watkins; Company C, Capt. James D. Burke; Company D, Capt. A. A. Crawford; Company E, Capt. W. R. Selridge; Company F, Capt. L. H. Kemp; Company G, Capt. Frank Scott; Company H, Captain Matthews; Company I, Capt. W. F. Morton; Company K, Anderson Cunningham. Col. Jabez M. Smith was as brave and pure as General Lee, but declined re-election. He returned to the Trans-Mississippi, and was made adjut