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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) 133 5 Browse Search
Col. John C. Moore, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 9.2, Missouri (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 99 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 7. (ed. Frank Moore) 98 2 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 93 3 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 78 2 Browse Search
William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington 67 1 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3. 55 7 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 39 1 Browse Search
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman . 33 5 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 31 3 Browse Search
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in another moment was dead. In the pause that occurred following Lyon's death, Price was reinforced by Dockery's Arkansas regiment, a section of Reid's battery and the Third Louisiana regiment. Thus strengthened, he was better prepared to hold his ground than he had been at any time during the day. The command of the Federal army devolved on Major Sturgis. He counseled with his principal officers and they decided to retreat. The order to withdraw was given at once and promptly obeyed, Steele's battalion of regulars bringing up the rear. For five hours the fight on Bloody Hill had lasted, and the dead of both armies lay upon it in piles. When it became known that the Federals were retreating and that the day was won, a great shout of exultation and relief went up from the men who had fought there, which reached the ears of Weightman where he lay dying, and he asked those around him what it meant. We have whipped them—they have gone, he was told. Thank God, he said. In anothe
ely wounded. Davidson's column was only part of a force General Frederick Steele was concentrating at Devall's Bluff on the lower White rivmand. A few hours after Marmaduke reached Brownsville, the head of Steele's column, Davidson's cavalry in advance, appeared on the prairie. from the officers of his division, when it became evident that General Steele intended to assault and take Little Rock, or be beaten in the eks were formidable, and there were fully as many men behind them as Steele had in his army. In this extremity Steele decided upon the hazardoSteele decided upon the hazardous plan of dividing his army, throwing his cavalry across the river below the town, and threatening it from the east and the south. Walker's blow in their defense. As General Price was doing exactly what General Steele wanted him to do, the latter did not interfere with him, but al Rock and to whip them, and they could not understand why, when General Steele divided his force and took the chance of being beaten in detail
iott, and Walton, major. Early in April General Steele moved out of Little Rock and began his mare, with his own brigade, had thrown himself in Steele's front and compelled him to halt and deploy haduke's division retiring on the Camden road. Steele went toward Camden, which had been fortified tetermined stand for an hour or more—compelling Steele to deploy his infantry and bring his artilleryke was encamped within two miles of the town. Steele was short of provisions, and a few days after mden from the west and rejoined their army. Steele was still sorely pressed for provisions, and is attack. The loss of these two trains left Steele in a desperate position. It was evident that rage for the horses, and left the way open for Steele to throw his pontoons across the river and get horses over, and he reached Princeton just as Steele was leaving on the road to Little Rock. He toharp fighting at times between his advance and Steele's rear guard. About noon it began to rain hea[20 more...]
helby's brigade from Marmaduke's division and ordered it to operate around Arkadelphia and watch Steele at Little Rock, and sent Marmaduke with Greene's brigade to Chicot county—the extreme southeastehe was ordered to obstruct the navigation of the Arkansas, which he effectually did. Watching Steele from the vicinity of Arkadelphia was wearisome work for Shelby, and he soon applied for permission to cross the Arkansas river and keep Steele employed defending his line of communication with Devall's Bluff, to prevent his army being isolated at Little Rock. After some delay and difficulty he und for something to do—some enemy to fight—some daring exploit to accomplish—that would attract Steele's attention to the north side of the river and induce him to let the south side alone. White riederal operations in North Arkansas. It was alive with gunboats, and a railroad, which supplied Steele's army, connected Little Rock with Devall's Bluff. Without disturbing the recruiting officers
prisoners were made to the brigade until it numbered about 400 men. It camped five miles from Mobile until February 24th, when it was ordered to cross the bay at Fort Blakely, where it was put on picket duty on the Pensacola road, upon which General Steele was advancing with an army corps. On this service a detachment of less than a hundred men met and routed a cavalry regiment, which charged and attempted to ride over it. Gen. D. H. Maury was in command of the Confederate forces at Mobile, and his orders were to defend his position as long as he could, and then burn all the cotton in the city and retire. The city and its defenses were threatened by three army corps—two under General Canby and one under General Steele. General Maury with 4,500 infantry, among them the Missouri brigade. and ten pieces of artillery, marched out and offered General Canby battle; but with 40,000 men he declined the offer unless he were attacked. General Maury then occupied Spanish Fort and Fort Bl
line of the Ouachita, scouring the country in front to within 25 miles of Little Rock, and when Steele advanced to co-operate with Banks he harassed and delayed the Federal movement from the north totreat of Banks, Gen. Kirby Smith detached Parson's command with other troops and marched against Steele in Arkansas. He encountered that general at Marks' Mill and again at Jenkins' Ferry, forcing hiat carried the enemy's works. He co-operated with Kirby Smith in the campaign against Banks and Steele in 1864. General Price made his last desperate effort to recover Missouri in the latter part of vision in the Red river campaign maintained its splendid record in the battles against Banks and Steele. In June, 1864, he was assigned to command the district of West Louisiana, succeeding Gen. Richyears, namely, nationality and the rights of self government. His command at this time included Steele's Texas division of cavalry, Bee's Texas division of cavalry, Cooper's division of Indians, Bagb