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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) 11 3 Browse Search
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lowlands, generally from Virginia, Tennessee and the Carolinas, were outspoken advocates of separation from the contaminating and menacing influences of the people of the Free States, believing they would never be satisfied until, through business devices or legislation, they could control the great planting interest for their own profit, or destroy it through the liberation of the slaves. The planters had been worked up to a white heat by the utterances of Mr. Lincoln in his debate with Douglas, and the unprovoked descent of Osawatamie Brown, backed, as they believed, clandestinely by a very powerful element of ethicopolit-ical leaders at the seats of influence in the North. The legislative representatives of the cotton counties looked with suspicion upon the unusual removal of a battery of artillery to the State capital while they were engaged in deliberations which they wished to be far removed from every semblance of coercion. Governor Rector was inaugurated on November 15,
. Buchanan, of Washington county; Caleb Davis, of Pope county; Hallowell, of Yell county; Knott, of Franklin county, and Douglas, of Benton county. The battalion fought at Oak Hills and Elkhorn; was transferred to the east of the Mississippi, and p Colonel Flournoy, a patriotic planter of Laconia, on the Mississippi river, and supporter of the presidential ticket of Douglas and Johnson. He had certain other gentlemen associated with him in the commission, which gave dissatisfaction, and upon county; Company B, Captain Capers, of Ashley county; Company C, Capt. T. M. Whittington, of Drew county; Company D, Captain Douglas, of Desha county; Company E, Capt. R. S. Taylor, of Desha county; Company F, Captain Thrasher, of Hot Spring county; E. N. Hill, Third Lieut. J. H. Croxton. Company E, Arkansas county, Capt. Sam G. Smith (promoted colonel), First Lieut. William F. Douglas, Second Lieut. J. T. Armstrong, Third Lieut. Charles Notrebe. Company F, LaFayette county, Capt. Sam H. Dill
as heavy, as was that of the other regiments of the brigade. Among the killed were Capts. Sam H. Dill and J. W. Austin. Subsequently, at Corinth, Capt. Sam Granville Smith was elected colonel, Capt. J. Cameron, lieutenant-colonel, and Lieut. William F. Douglas, major. General Cleburne reported that Maj. J. T. Harris, of the Fifteenth Arkansas, was shot dead while firing on the enemy with his revolver. His brigade passed the night of Sunday in one of the enemy's camps amid heavy rain and t Hood and General Sherman, the brigade was exchanged on the 19th day of September, and we took our place in the division as before. While a prisoner, Col. Samuel G. Smith died, and Lieutenant-Colonel Cameron became colonel of the regiment, Maj. W. F. Douglas, lieutenant-colonel, and Capt. M. M. Duffie, of Company C, major. Neither Colonel Cameron nor Major Duffie served in the field in either capacity, as both had been permanently disabled for active service. We went with General Hood into Te