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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) 356 10 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1. 317 5 Browse Search
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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 223 3 Browse Search
Edward Alfred Pollard, The lost cause; a new Southern history of the War of the Confederates ... Drawn from official sources and approved by the most distinguished Confederate leaders. 202 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 II. 172 2 Browse Search
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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 149 1 Browse Search
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Chapter 3: The State convention-sterling Price elected President committee on Federal relations reports against secession the convention Adopts the report and Adjourns the house again Refuses to arm the State St. Louis police bill Home Guards and Minute men General Frost authorized to take the arsenal Blair appeals to the President Captain Nathaniel Lyon at St. Louis the Liberty arsenal seized military organizations under Frost and Lyon. The State convention met at Jefferson City on the last day of February. Ex-Gov. Sterling Price, a Conditional Union man, was elected president. He received 75 votes, and Nathaniel Watkins, a halfbrother of Henry Clay, received 15. As soon as the convention was organized it adjourned to St. Louis, the stronghold of Unionism in the State, and put itself under the protection of Blair's Wide-awakes. In some respects the convention looked fair enough for the Southern Rights cause. If the people had not elected Secessionists the
the legis-lature provides a military fund Sterling Price commander of the State Guard the Price-Had to General Price and accepted by him. Sterling Price was of an old Virginian family, was educathe capital in a steady stream. On the day General Price was appointed commander more than a thousaut an agreement between General Harney and General Price. They were both citizens of the State andeeded in inducing General Harney to invite General Price to hold a conference with him in St. Louislaws of the general and State governments, General Price undertook, with the sanction of the governe State. General Harney also intimated to General Price, unofficially, that, as the State Guard mispend the organization of the State Guard. General Price said that was beyond his power—that he hadAt their intercession Governor Jackson and General Price asked for a conference with General Lyon aState was represented by Governor Jackson, General Price, and Col. Thomas L. Snead of the governor'[3 more...]
. On the return of Governor Jackson and General Price to Jefferson City, the governor issued a pives of .he citizens of the State. He and General Price knew Blair and Lyon well enough to know th hold them ready for immediate service. General Price caused the bridges over the Osage and Gascf they attempted to advance on that line. General Price and the governor, with their staff officerercept the retreat of Governor Jackson and General Price and the troops with them, whom he proposedof recruits from the north side of it reaching Price. It was now a race for the southwestern pareers, from Fort Leavenworth. At this time General Price was seriously sick, which added to the comhey halted to ascertain what had become of General Price and the main body of the army. Good new Louis to the southwest to capture Jackson and Price had reached Springfield about 4,000 strong. Stery and some cavalry, hoping to intercept General Price, but finding that Price had already gone o[5 more...]
Lyon Leaves Booneville for the southwest Price reinforced by McCulloch and Pearce they star the principal towns and prevent recruits from Price's army crossing, and began his march to the sosville the next day. General Pearce loaned General Price 605 muskets with which to help arm his men. General Price returned to Cowskin prairie, organized his men as well as he could, and placed tken, rugged country, with the probability that Price's and McCulloch's mounted men would be thrown m the southwest. Rains instantly informed General Price, and formed his own command. McCulloch was at Price's quarters, and this was the first intimation either of them had that Lyon and his army en so as to meet Sigel's attack and to protect Price's rear, posting the Third Louisiana, McIntosh'm to the center, where the need was greatest. Price then advanced Guibor's battery in line with thmoment he was dead. Of him in his report, General Price said: Among those who fell mortally wounde[29 more...]
e Mills General Thompson and his operations Price compelled to retreat the legislature at Neosh Arkansans returned to their own State and General Price, with the State Guard, took possession of oved along. Having driven the enemy to cover, Price took possession of the town and camped his troills, about thirty miles above Lexington. General Price learned that about 2,000 Kansas jayhawkersl Saunders, was advancing to the assistance of Price. Price sent Gen. David R. Atchison, at one tiSturgis was chased by General Parsons—whom General Price had sent to operate on the north side of tre he was concentrating his forces. This gave Price time to move his infantry and artillery, aggrecomfort. When Fremont approached Springfield, Price retreated to Cassville and then to Pineville, ecipitately to Rolla. As soon as Hunter left, Price occupied Springfield again, and a little laterf Brig.-Gen. Henry Little, up to that time General Price's assistant adjutant-general, who was appo[21 more...]
of General Bowen the Missouri brigade. After the battle of Corinth and the extrication of the army from the cul-de-sac between two rivers and two opposing armies, in which it had been caught, by the coolness and practical military sense of General Price, the First and Second Missouri brigades encamped on the 12th of February, 1863, near what had once been the pleasant little city of Grand Gulf, to rest, reorganize and recuperate. General Bowen assumed command of the First brigade, with the nants. These batteries were not alone nor singular in the number of men lost. The new consolidated brigade under Cockrell was but little more than 2,000 strong, but in it were all the Missourians left of the 8,000 who crossed the river with General Price, except a few who got permission to return to the west side. This remnant General Cockrell as diligently drilled and disciplined and perfected in the duties of the soldier, in the camp at Demopolis, as if they had been that many recruits. O
lmes' at Little Rock. On the 1st of April General Price, having reached the Trans-Mississippi depant of the troops were issued. On the 18th General Price ordered Marmaduke and his division to joinna, with the full knowledge of the enemy. General Price, with Parsons' and McRae's brigades, was t to repel it. In withdrawing from the town General Price's division suffered severely, particularlylso Capt. John Clark of his escort company. Price's and Fagan's divisions returned to Little Rocf taking Little Rock. On the 24th of July General Price was assigned to the command of the districneral Fagan was assigned to the command of General Price's division. About the middle of August Mal Marmaduke informed Col. Thomas L. Snead, General Price's chief of staff, that his division must bhout striking a blow in their defense. As General Price was doing exactly what General Steele wantfinally got the consent of Generals Marmaduke, Price, Holmes and Kirby Smith. On the 21st of Septe[3 more...]
Chapter XVI General Price commands the district of Arkansas Parsons' division sent to General Taylor in Louisianat of Arkansas and ordered to report to Richmond. Maj.-Gen. Sterling Price succeeded him in command of the district. Late i to oppose General Banks' advance from the south, while General Price remained in Arkansas to oppose with the cavalry the advtom encamped in the timber bordering on Prairie d'ane. General Price with Fagan's Arkansas division and General Gano in comme arms of the men flashing brightly in the sunlight. General Price decided not to accept the challenge to battle. Two roa, or perhaps attempt to hold Camden and southern Arkansas. Price divided his force, he with Fagan's division and Gano's trooamden to learn the result of Banks' Shreveport expedition. Price waited outside Camden for reinforcements and for Steele to make a movement. Price's headquarters were at Munn's Mill, probably ten miles from Camden. Marmaduke was encamped within tw
hern cause, near Paris, Mo., and joined Gen. Sterling Price. He was one of that general's most tru be as well protected as the men in the fort. Price agreed to the plan. The fort was successfully1862, Green's brigade followed the fortunes of Price. They did not get across in time to particip separate command, but generally serving under Price. He rendered important service at the battle o that already acquired. Parsons was with General Price in his last great march through Arkansas aed, with Sterling Price as major-general. General Price still attempted to preserve the peace of Mthe blood of the Missourians unnecessarily, as Price and many other of the best people of the Statllowed have been narrated, and the part of General Price fully told. Could Price have secured the fought with great valor. The year 1863 found Price again in the Trans-Mississippi. But he was alAmong those in the colony with him were Gen. Sterling Price, General McCausland of Virginia and Gen[24 more...]