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Doc. 172.-battle of Fayetteville, Ark. Colonel Harrison's report. Headquarters Post, Fayetteville, Ark., April 19, 1863. Major-Gene
n, Colonel First Arkansas Cavalry, Commanding.
headquarters North-West Arkansas, April 19, 1863.
Sir: The bearer of this letter, Captain ur obd't serv't, W. L. Cabell, Brigadier-General Commanding North-West Arkansas. To Colonel M. La Rue Harrison, Commanding Post of Fayettevi e has been fought and won. To-day the brave and victorious sons of Arkansas stand proudly upon the soil which their blood and their bravery ha en foe.
Let us show to our enemies that the Federal soldiers of Arkansas are as generous as they are brave and patriotic; let us prove to t f our time-honored and victorious banner every true-hearted son of Arkansas.
Fellow-soldiers: I congratulate you all upon the glorious vict e than all, do I congratulate you that this battle was fought upon Arkansas soil, and this victory won by Arkansians alone; thereby testifying
Doc. 172.-battle of Fayetteville, Ark. Colonel Harrison's report. Headquarters Post, Fayetteville, Ark., April 19, 1863. Major-General S. R. Curtis, Commanding Department of the Missouri: General: The following report of the battle of yesterday at Fayetteville, is respectfully submitted, in addition to the telegraphic despatches of last evening. On Friday, seventeenth instant, a scout under command of Lieutenant Robb, First Arkansas cavalry, returned from the direction of Ozark, and reported no apparent preparations of the enemy to move in this direction. Having no fresh horses, I ordered Lieutenant Robb to take his command to quarters, expecting to be able to send a small scout again on the next day. On Saturday morning, eighteenth instant, at a few minutes after sunrise, the enemy having made a forced march from the Boston Mountain during the night, surprised and captured our dismounted picket on the Frog Bayou road, and approached the town with wild and deafening sho