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ew away guns, ammunition, and Government stores into the Ouachita river, first destroying the guns by breaking the locks and taking them to pleces. The enemy left at Fort Ouachita a large quantity of clothing, some provisions and one field-piece. At Fort Arbuckle, also, they abandoned various Government stores and supplies, most of which were stolen and carried away by the Indians before the Texans got there. After taking possession of Fort Arbuckle, it was garrisoned by a company of Choctaw and Chickasaw Indians, under Capt. McKinney. Fort Ouachita was garrisoned by the Dead Shot Rangers, under Capt. Mayberry. Mr. Peel also states that the Chickasaws held a council on the 24th of May, and formally dissolved their connection with the United States Government, and issued a manifesto to the Choctaws, Creeks, Cherokees, Seminoles, and to the Reserve Indians, advising them to secede from the Old Union, and to petition the Southern Confederacy to be received as a distinct organ