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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book II:—--the Mississippi. (search)
disappeared in the direction of the Boston Mountains, leaving about fifty wounded in the hands of Colonel Harrison; the latter had forty men disabled. In the mean while, Marmaduke was on the march at the head of four brigades of cavalry and several batteries of artillery. Ascending the right bank of Big Black River, he penetrated into Eastern Missouri. On the 20th of April his advance-guard was crossing the river of that name near Rives' Store and driving back the Federal scouts upon Patterson village, where was Colonel Stuart with about four hundred men of Davidson's Union brigade. Stuart evacuates the village and retires toward the north, escorting the trains of provisions and materials entrusted to his care. Toward evening, hotly pressed by the enemy, he reaches Big Creek (one of the tributaries of the river St. Francis), across which he forces a passage at the cost of about fifty men, While Stuart is continuing his retreat northward, toward Pilot Knob, Marmaduke, with all
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Notes. (search)
kes the place of Kirby Smith in the command of the latter's brigade. Page 254. The official documents we have before us, and particularly one despatch from Patterson to General Scott, dated July 20, informing the latter of the departure of Johnston's troops for Manassas Junction, do not justify us in persisting to blame GenerGeneral Patterson as we have done: by mistake we exaggerated his forces; besides, he had with him only troops whose terms of service were about to expire, and who would return to their homes. But even if he had had a more numerous and better organized army at his disposal, he could not long have prevented Johnston from escaping him, as the battle between Beauregard and McDowell would take place on the 18th. Now, on that day Johnston was still at Winchester; he only started during the day; and Patterson did all that could be expected from him by announcing this departure to his chief in a despatch which, had it been speedily forwarded, might have reached its des
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Addenda by the editor (search)
r-General William N. Pendleton. Sumter (Ga.) Battalion. Lieutenant-colonel A. S. Cutts. Patterson's Battery (B). Ross' Battery (A). Wingfield's Battery (C). Nelson's Battalion. Lie Unattached. 2d Illinois Cavalry, Cos. F, G, H, I and K. Kentucky Infantry (Pioneers), Patterson's Company. 6th Missouri Cavalry, Cos. B, E, F, G, H, I and K. Fifteenth army corps. 1st Bat. Unattached. 2d Illinois Cavalry (7 companies). Kentucky Infantry (Pioneers), Patterson's Co. 6th Missouri Cavalry (7 companies). Fifteenth army corps. Major-General Williamery, 1st Bat. Unattached. 2d Illinois Cavalry (detachment). Kentucky Inf. (Pioneers), Patterson's Co. Fifteenth army corps. Major-General William T. Sherman. First division. Major-eorgia. 48th Georgia. 2d Georgia Battln. Artillery (Sumter Battln.). Major John Lane. Patterson's Georgia Bat. Ross' Georgia Battery. Wingfield's Georgia Bat. (Irwin Artillery).