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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) 88 0 Browse Search
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tain. When Fagan and Marmaduke reached Fredericktown Shelby was there, loaded with supplies, which ge, October 6th, Col. David Shanks, commanding Shelby's old brigade, was so severely wounded that hewas assigned to the command of the brigade. Shelby was ordered to take the direct road from Jeffeforce was thrown out to hold the road by which Shelby had come from Jefferson City. The Federals ininding the army withdrawn, concluded to follow Shelby, and, just as the ammunition train reached Calon, reinforced by Colonel Jackman's brigade of Shelby's division, were detached in order to cross thhe satisfaction of all the parties concerned. Shelby moved up on the opposite side of the river, jctive point. En route, on the Salt Fork road, Shelby's command met Gen. Jim Lane of Kansas, who hadhere was no commander in the Federal army whom Shelby was more anxious to meet than Lane, and his of's brigade over and repulsed them decisively. Shelby, who was behind Marmaduke, crossed the stream [2 more...]
he west. Marmaduke was opposing Rosecrans and Shelby was opposing Curtis, while Fagan's division wauarding the train and preparing to help either Shelby or Marmaduke. The object was to get the traing Marmaduke's depleted command before him, and Shelby was overmatched in his fight with Curtis and Bhtened out and in motion until after sunrise. Shelby had been sent in advance to take Fort Scott. kansas regiment, was also severely wounded. Shelby was far in advance, marching rapidly on Fort Sached the vicinity of Newtonia. All this time Shelby was in rear covering its retreat. When he reaeneral Price discredited the information. But Shelby held his division in readiness to meet the enen as Blunt came up he attacked (October 28th). Shelby repelled his attack and charged him. For a hal was fired Blunt was in full and rapid retreat Shelby made the fight alone and unaided. He did notlled and eaten, generally without salt. Again Shelby came to the relief of the army. He took the a[8 more...]
st of the Mississippi Despondent Magruder and Shelby General Lee's surrender Shelby Issues an ads headquarters at Washington. Between him and Shelby there was from the first a strong affinity, whorlorn hope, would be sent into Missouri under Shelby, to be followed as closely as practicable by trprise, and during the winter and early spring Shelby sent officers upon whom he could rely to Northn view of that great and unexpected disaster. Shelby, however, issued a stirring address to the sole government or the other in Mexico. This was Shelby's proposition. But before this time Generalment to the other, he said, the troops, except Shelby's heroic division of Missouri cavalry, have dibe surrendered. After it had been agreed by Shelby and his supporters that the Confederates wouldoncentrate on the Brazos and continue the war, Shelby went back to Marshall and put himself at the ht there, the army was formally surrendered. Shelby then determined to go to Mexico. Confusion re
Confederate government as brigadier-general. He served with honor in company with such dashing leaders as Marmaduke and Shelby. After the war he returned to his home and resumed the practice of law. He served his State in Congress from 1873 to 188duty as a brigadier-general September 28th, under General Hindman. In command of Hindman's cavalry division, brigades of Shelby and Bradfute, he rendered valuable services. Taking a conspicuous part as a division commander in the battle of Prairie d and the destruction of a long chain of forts. In April he made a more formidable expedition, leading the cavalrymen of Shelby, Greene, Carter and Burbridge to Cape Girardeau. He defeated the Federals at Taylor's Creek May 11th, and commanded the heroic brigades of Shelby and Greene in the attack on Helena, July 4, 1863, his part of the action failing for want of support. During Price's defense of Little Rock he commanded the cavalry of the army, which, fighting as the rear guard, was report