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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 836 0 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 690 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 I. 532 0 Browse Search
John M. Schofield, Forty-six years in the Army 480 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore) 406 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 350 0 Browse Search
Wiley Britton, Memoirs of the Rebellion on the Border 1863. 332 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 322 0 Browse Search
Col. John M. Harrell, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 10.2, Arkansas (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 310 0 Browse Search
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onvention Preparations for war fighting in Missouri. The exciting political campaign of 1860 we governors of Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Missouri and North Carolina made similar defiant answer guard, and stand face to face with the foe. Missouri, on the north, had listened to the pretense ommanding the department of the West, by which Missouri was to be included in a certain geographical Price had been successively representative of Missouri in Congress, colonel in the Mexican war, and governor of Missouri, and was a firm supporter of the cause of the Union. His earnest wishes and enents. He scouted the idea of neutrality for Missouri, and scorned the proposition of Governor Jack and the proposition to maintain it subjected Missouri to four years of bloodshed and devastation, s. A part of this gathering of citizens of Missouri went with Governor Jackson, accompanied by thd a skirmish at Dug Springs with Arkansas and Missouri mounted men. The Arkansas troops were command[2 more...]
did not go much into detail. Colonel Sigel was to move with his brigade, consisting of the Third and Fifth regiments of Missouri troops, six pieces of artillery and two companies of cavalry (regular), to the left of the main Cassville road and leadin, when the march was resumed, Captain Plummer's battalion of regular infantry in advance, Major Osterhaus' battalion of Missouri volunteers following with Captain Totten's battery. At about 4 o'clock a. m. the enemy's picket was reached, and fled us regiments, McRae's battalion, Weightman's Missouri brigade, and Woodruff's and Reid's Arkansas batteries and Bledsoe's Missouri. battery, overlooking the valley in which Price lay. General Rains had a large number of mounted men on the east of Wild, August 5, 186. Colonel: I am directed by Major-General Price to thank you in the name of this army and of the State of Missouri for the very important services which you and your fine regiment of mounted riflemen have rendered during the campa
ack rivers, and north of the Arkansas river to the Missouri line. The general purpose of this assignment is tcktown. He was determined to hold his position in Missouri. Maj.-Gen. Leonidas Polk, commanding Department Noiven charge of military operations in Arkansas and Missouri, August 2d, sustained Hardee in this determinationMadrid and join Hardee in aggressive operations in Missouri. But on August 26th, Polk directed Hardee to retinately, the Federal expedition was turned aside in Missouri. Governor Magoffin, of Kentucky, on August 19thIt was a vain hope. Neutrality in Kentucky, as in Missouri, was scoffed at by those who believed the power ofs threw their forces into portions of Kentucky and Missouri at will, without a thought as to the rights of thottention from other movements of Federal armies in Missouri, to try the strength of his newly-constructed gunbral Polk's artillery at Columbus. The movement in Missouri he attempted to aid was the threatened march of Fr
llow and Hardee had been withdrawn from southeast Missouri. Ammunition, which General Price had arnce in Price's ability to maintain himself in Missouri. Price was compelled to disband a large numbthusiastic uprising which had been incited in Missouri in behalf of the Confederate cause. General inaction at a time when the Federal forces in Missouri were embarrassed by rivalries between commands under Halleck are kept occupied by Price in Missouri, they cannot cooperate with Buell against Johon the once prosperous and happy districts of Missouri, which the enemy had invaded and ravaged. Thason for believing General Price's designs in Missouri could not be carried out. Its strategical effthe entire country. A vigorous movement into Missouri might have rendered, such transfer unnecessar is the story of the action of his brigade of Missouri volunteers. If the whole battle could be des I have never seen better fighters than these Missouri troops, and more gallant leaders than Genera[13 more...]
atesville, and into the counties bordering on Missouri, burning homes, carrying off slaves, destroyiable loss. May 17th, a detachment of Federal Missouri cavalry, guided by a supposed tory named Van oops from Arkansas, from Louisiana, Texas and Missouri, already assembling there in considerable fors-sissippi district, comprising the States of Missouri and Arkansas, Louisiana north of Red river, an country, and destroy all hope of recovering Missouri, besides exposing Texas and Louisiana to the the view to revive the hopes of loyal men in Missouri, and to get troops from that State, I gave au. [Cache river heads at Chalk bluff, near the Missouri line, and runs south, parallel with White and you, General, that the love of the people of Missouri is strong for General Price, and his prestigeservice from twenty-nine to forty-five.] From Missouri there were raised and organized under my orde latter was joined by the governors of Texas, Missouri and Louisiana, wrote, September 15th, a commu[7 more...]
ooper commanded the Confederates, composed of Missouri and Texas regiments, and Cherokee, Choctaw anptember, united action between Totten in southwest Missouri and Blunt in Kansas, he asked the coopereneral Steele, drive the enemy, not only from Missouri, but from the Arkansas valley. But Steele fa Schofield took command of the forces in southwest Missouri, and after the battle of Newtonia he adv the road to Elkhorn; that three regiments of Missouri cavalry and two pieces of artillery, under Cos in command of the two brigades of Texas and Missouri cavalry, with instructions to concentrate histhe 26th, General Parsons with his brigade of Missouri infantry was ordered to fall back from Greenvadier-General Marmaduke. Shelby's brigade of Missouri cavalry had preceded them and were in occupate formidable armies which had been created in Missouri, the theater of war from the beginning of strattery. Second brigade, Col. Joseph O. Shelby—Missouri cavalry of Colonels Coffee, Jeans and Shelby;[5 more...]
nald's and Porter's commands, for a raid into Missouri. Springfield was attacked, and the forts at n this scheme; his popularity in Arkansas and Missouri will enable him to do much mischief. As now liged to stop sending more troops from southeastern Missouri, until I ascertain the whereabouts of e movements, and rumors of movements, against Missouri, which were useful for the general defense, he was in personal danger, he took refuge in Missouri. There he was recognized by Newton and his m counties. Other bands of men, moving out of Missouri as State militia, made raids to plunder and kArkansas, including also Indian Territory and Missouri. The abstract from returns of the districtush the foe at that point. The raids into Missouri, arduous as they were, could not be compared ops from Kentucky, and Herron's division from Missouri. From the express agent, June 18th: Yesterdad was composed of self-exiled volunteers from Missouri, and McRae's of Arkansas conscripts, and Gene[6 more...]
urtis, commander of the Federal department of Missouri, wrote, on May 12, 1863, to Major-General Halice, and totally dishearten all the rebels in Missouri, Arkansas and everywhere west of the Mississif a factional quarrel among the Union men of Missouri, in which Curtis and Governor Gamble were oppead, brought troops from Helena to operate in Missouri from Pilot Knob, and pushed forward his columsas, under a fear of insurrection in the State of Missouri, and fears of threatened movements into eral Price. Halleck also said, that Those in Missouri who, at the outset, sided with Price and his tteries, to form, with troops to be sent from Missouri, an expedition against the enemy in Arkansas.nt beyond Fayetteville to Cowskin prairie, in Missouri, operating upon the enemy's rear and lines ofnsas brigades of Fagan, McRae and Tappan, and Missouri brigade of Parsons, 5,500; Marmaduke's MissouMarmaduke was the son of a former governor of Missouri. He forever sincerely deplored the unhappy a
The army near Arkadelphia Shelby's Missouri raid Marmaduke's attack on Pine Bluff adva through Carroll county to Sugar Loaf, and in Missouri beyond White river. He drove out the Missourtained permission to go on an expedition into Missouri, and crossing the Arkansas, September 27th, md of Hunt's First Arkansas cavalry, and Iowa, Missouri and Wisconsin troops, forming a force of abouMaj. B. D. Chenoweth, and Wood's battalion of Missouri cavalry. Although the attack on Pine Bluffriver at Talbot's ferry on an expedition into Missouri. Holland reported that his valiant Missouri oway learned on the 26th that a detachment of Missouri cavalry bearing dispatches from General SanboGeneral Price assumed command of Arkansas and Missouri divisions, April 26th. Maj.-Gen. John G. WalkGeneral Price assumed command of Arkansas and Missouri divisions, April 26th. Brig.-Gen. Thomas J. Celfth Missouri, Col. Willis M Ponder; Sixteen Missouri, Lieut.-Col. P. W. H. Cumming; Ninth Missouri[8 more...]
ions of Marmaduke on the Mississippi Price's Missouri expedition final organization and plans thore for the Confederate cause by pushing into Missouri, with a large force as a nucleus, and rally a the report which he made of his advance into Missouri, to defeat which the veteran armies of the whion the results flowing from my operations in Missouri are of the most gratifying character. I marce that I destroyed, in the late expedition to Missouri, property to the amount of $10,000,000 in valorce Hood in Tennessee or make a diversion in Missouri. The diversion had been made, as General Smiident, by General Price, who took with him to Missouri a force most of which was then available for ing the Federals to concentrate 50,000 men in Missouri and diverting reinforcements which would havr mounted and armed than before the raid into Missouri. The President did not approve the promotionis time of the mounted commands just in from Missouri, in order that the horses might be rested, wa
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