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Blunt, hearing the sound of battle, moved rapidly toward Prairie Grove and attacked the enemy's left.
The battle lasted all day, with heavy losses on both sides, and without any decided advantage to either side.
At dark the enemy still held his position, but in the morning was found to be in full retreat across the mountains.
A portion of our troops occupied the battle-field of Prairie Grove when I resumed command on December 29, and the remainder were making a raid to the Arkansas River, where they destroyed some property, and found that Hindman had retreated toward Little Rock.
It was evident that the campaign in that part of the country for that season was ended.
The question was What next?
I took it for granted that the large force under my command—nearly 16,000 men—was not to remain idle while Grant or some other commander was trying to open the Mississippi River; and I was confirmed in this assumption by General Curtis's previous order to march eastward with two
troubles, 79, 80, 84
Anti-slavery man, distinguished from abolitionist, 74
Appalachicola River, the, Sherman's proposed movement on, 317
Arkansas, Fremont's plan of campaign in, 49; importance of combining with Missouri and Tennessee in a department, 60, 61; Confederate movements in, 61; the emancipation proclamation in, 75; reinforcements for Steele in, 85; S. reclaims all of, 90; raids into Missouri from, 101; Steele commanding in, 112; included in Division of the Gulf, 447
Arkansas River, the, Fremont's plan of campaign on, 49; Confederate movements on, 61; Union raid on, 63; proposed movements on, 70; its control secured, 70
Arlington, Va., burial of Sheridan at, 467
Army. See United States army.
Army of the Cumberland, the, its unwieldy size, 122, 139; in the Atlanta campaign, 123,129, 130; love for Thomas, 123, 239, 242; operations and dispositions in Tennessee, 166; Logan ordered to assume command, 239, 240; Thomas commanding, 275; dedicates the fields of Ch