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st of the Mississippi, and that General Magruder is coming to assume command. . . I have now in camp at this place [Little Rock] and Pine Bluff, about 18,000 effective men, well armed. I have in camps of instruction between 6,000 and 8,000 men, either wholly unarmed or else armed with guns that are of little value. . . I have six batteries containing 40 brass pieces, and one battery of iron guns. . . . I have on the other side of and along White river a force of about 3,100 cavalry; near Brownsville I have 500; at and near this place, 500; south of this place and along Arkansas river, and between that and Ouachita, about 2,000. . . When I advance at all, it will be with the intention of making Arkansas river secure, and then pushing forward into Missouri. My present armed force is sufficient for the latter purpose, if the other object can be attained, which it will be if Curtis [at Helena] is crushed and destroyed. Meanwhile, General Holmes had reached Vicksburg, where he issued
Major-General Price to march my brigade to Brownsville and report to Brigadier-General Walker. ered me to hold my force in the vicinity of Brownsville to guard the main approach (Wire road) to Lobbin, was encamped some 10 miles south of Brownsville, guarding another important approach from Dithdrew my command, retiring slowly through Brownsville toward Little Rock. The Yankees were excees of the inhabitants: The engagement at Brownsville occurred on the 25th of August. Col. A. S.a. m. scouts reported the enemy moving upon Brownsville and near the town. By Colonel Dobbin's ord a. m. scouts sent by Colonel Dobbin toward Brownsville reported that the enemy was in town and Gen above the ford, picketing carefully toward Brownsville and other points from which an attack was phe entire Federal force was concentrated at Brownsville, and Steele set about finding a line of appord to Terry's ferry on the Arkansas. From Brownsville west to Little Rock, the old stage (Wire) r[1 more...]
sojourning there were Judges David Walker, Geo. C. Watkins and Albert Pike, for it was the temporary capital of Arkansas. Governor Flanagan, who resided at Arkadelphia, was near there at the head of State troops; but ex-Governor Rector was at Columbus, a member of the Home Guard. Thus passed six or eight weeks, while the men and horses were recuperating for the season when the Federals should advance in force. Meanwhile the usual scouts and skirmishes continued. There was a combat at Brownsville, January 17th, between Poe's Confederate rangers and Missouri Federal cavalry. January 21st, a scout of Kansas cavalry from Waldron, Scott county, passed down the Little Missouri into Sevier county and, making a circuit, returned north along the Cossatot, attacking Captain Williamson's company of Confederate cavalry in the rear at Baker Springs, killing the commander and dispersing his command. Harrell's battalion was sent in pursuit of the raiders, but was unable to overtake them. Gen