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nsas river. Marmaduke's division consisted of Shelby's brigade and Porter's brigade. The latter haJoseph O. Shelby—Col. Beal G. Jeans' regiment; Shelby's regiment (Lieut.-Col. B. F. Gordon), Col. G. in the pickets and surprising the town, while Shelby made a detour with the view of capturing thosewas hurled back so suddenly and effectually by Shelby that he kept at a respectful distance until Bler blundered and the expedition miscarried. Shelby's brigade went into camp near Augusta, and Greps back to prevent being isolated and cut off. Shelby's brigade in front, however, assaulted the forer and camped in the vicinity of Jacksonport. Shelby was disabled, and Col. G. W. Thompson commanden with his own brigade, and sent in haste for Shelby's brigade, which was stationed at the extreme rdous experiment. It has been stated that Colonel Shelby left his sick bed and took command of his ivalry of his nature. Backed by the governor, Shelby finally got the consent of Generals Marmaduke,[10 more...]
nd fighter, familiar with the country in which Shelby proposed to operate, and promptly accepted theminately. These bands received scant mercy at Shelby's hands. One beyond Caddo Gap, which was the from the north and Hooper from the west, while Shelby advanced on it from the south, with Shanks andrruption, as far as the enemy were concerned. Shelby's objective point in starting had been Jeffersof him. Brown had 4,000 men under his command; Shelby had 1,000. He knew, too, that an equally heavhe advance of the other skirmished hotly. But Shelby was in no hurry. As long as his enemy was beh either side and slippery from the crossing of Shelby's command. Here he ambushed 250 men under Hunhat he could not spare a man or a gun. At last Shelby saw an outlet—a weak point in Ewing's lines —aut each supposed the other lost. As soon as Shelby got clear of the Federal lines, he halted and But the Federal victory was short-lived, for Shelby heard the uproar and, understanding what it me[19 more...]<
the 29th of September, 1867. Brigadier-General Joseph O. Shelby Brigadier-General Joseph O. SBrigadier-General Joseph O. Shelby was born at Lexington, Ky., in 1831, of a family prominent in the early history of Kentucky anpart of the State. From this time forward General Shelby was actively engaged in every campaign of Little Rock and Devall's Bluff. He then gives Shelby's report in full. We quote a part of it: The deral force, which did not attack him, because Shelby's skillful movements had caused them to greatlin the campaigns in Arkansas and Missouri. General Shelby's generous disposition, careful regard forurrender had been made and the army disbanded, Shelby gathered about him 600 men, for the most part nia and General Lyon of Kentucky. In 1867 General Shelby returned to the United States and to his f he had shown during his military career. General Shelby in private life commanded the love and estly missed at these yearly gatherings than Joseph O. Shelby, the gallant western military leader. Hi