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The opposing forces in Arkansas, April 20, 1864.

The Union Army.

Department of Arkansas, Maj.-Gen. Frederick Steele.

Third division, Brig.-Gen. Frederick Salomon.

First Brigade, Brig.-Gen. Samuel A. Rice: 50th Ind., Lieut.-Col. Samuel T. Wells; 29th Iowa, Col. Thomas H. Benton, Jr.; 33d Iowa, Col. Cyrus H. Mackey; 9th Wis., Col. Charles E. Salomon. Second Brigade, Col. William E. McLean: 43d Ind., Maj. Wesley W. Norris; 36th Iowa, Col. C. W. Kittredge; 77th Ohio, Col. William B. Mason. Third Brigade, Col. Adolph Engelmann: 43d Ill., Lieut.-Col. Adolph Dengler; 40th Iowa, Col. John A. Garrett; 27th Wis., Col. Conrad Krez. Artillery: Ill. Battery, Capt. T. F. Vaughn; 3d Iowa, Lieut. M. C. Wright; K, 1st Mo., Capt. James Marr; E, 2d Mo., Lieut. Charles Peetz.

frontier division, Brig.-Gen. John M. Thayer.

First Brigade, Col. John Edwards: 1st Ark., Lieut.-Col. E. J. Searle; 2d Ark., Maj. M. L. Stephenson; 18th Iowa, Capt. William M. Duncan; 2d Ind. Battery, Lieut. Hugh Espey. Second Brigade, Col. Charles W. Adams: 1st Kan. (colored), Col. James M. Williams; 2d Kan. (colored), Col. Samuel J. Crawford; 12th Kan., Lieut.-Col. Josiah E. Hayes; 1st Ark. Battery, Capt. Denton D. Stark. Third Brigade (cavalry), Col. Owen A. Bassett: 2d Kan., Maj. Julius G. Fisk; 6th Kan., Lieut.-Col. William T. Campbell; 14th Kan., Lieut.-Col. John G. Brown.

cavalry division, Brig.-Gen. Eugene A. Carr.

First Brigade, Col. John F. Ritter: 3d Ark., Maj. George F. Lovejoy; 1st Mo., Capt. Miles Kehoe; 2d Mo., Capt. William H. Higdon; 13th Ill. and 3d Iowa (detachment), Capt. Adolph Bechaud. Third Brigade, Lieut.-Col. Joseph W. Caldwell: 1st Iowa, Capt. James P. Crosby; 10th Ill. (detachment), Lieut. R. J. Bellamy; 3d Mo., Maj. John A. Lennon.

independent cavalry Brigade, Col. Powell Clayton: 1st Ind., Maj. Julian D. Owen; 5th Kan., Lieut.-Col. Wilton A. Jenkins. Effective force (estimated), 13,000; total loss about 2,500.

The Confederate Army.-General E. Kirby Smith.

District of Arkansas, Maj.-Gen. Sterling Price.1

Escort: Mo. Battalion, Maj. R. C. Wood.

Fagan's cavalry division, Brig.-Gen. J. F. Fagan.

Cabell's Brigade, Brig.-Gen. W. L. Cabell: 1st Ark., Col. J. C. Monroe; 2d Ark., Col. T. J. Morgan; 4th Ark., Col. A. Gordon; 7th Ark., Col. John F. Hill; Ark. Battalion, Lieut.-Col. T. M. Gunter; Blocher's Battery,----. Dockery's Brigade, Brig.-Gen. T. P. Dockery: 18th Ark.,----; 19th Ark., Lieut.-Col. H. G. P. William; 20th Ark.,----; Ark. Battalion,----. Crawford's Brigade, Col. W. A. Crawford: 2d Ark., Capt. O. B. Tebbs; Crawford's Reg't,----; Wright's Reg't, Col. John C. Wright; Poe's Battalion, Maj. J. T. Poe; Ark. Battalion, Maj. E . L. McMurtrey. Artillery: Ark. Battery, Capt. W. M. Hughey.

Marmaduke's cavalry division, Brig.-Gen. John S. Marmaduke.

Greene's Brigade, Col. Colton Greene: 3d Mo., Lieut.-Col. L. A. Campbell; 4th Mo., Lieut.-Col. W. J. Preston; 7th Mo.,----; 8th Mo., Col. W. L. Jeffers; 10th Mo., Col. R. R. Leather; Mo. Battery, Capt.----Harris. Shelby's Brigade, Brig.-Gen. Joseph O. Shelby: 1st Mo., Battalion, Maj. Benjamin Elliott; 5th Mo., Col. B. F. Gordon; 11th Mo., Col. M . W. Smith; 12th Mo., Col. David Shanks; Hunter's Reg't, Col. D. C. Hunter; Mo. Battery, Capt. R. A. Collins.

Maxey's cavalry division, Brig.-Gen. Saml. B. Maxey.

Gano's Brigade, Col. Charles De Morse: 29th Tex., Maj. J. A. Carroll; 30th Tex., Lieut.-Col. N. W. Battle; 31st Tex., Maj. M. Looscan; Welch's Co., Lieut. Frank M. Gano; Tex. Battery, Capt. W. B. Krumbhaar. Choctaw Brigade, Col. Tandy Walker: 1st Regiment, Lieut.-Col. James Riley; 2d Regiment, Col. Simpson W. Folsom.

Walker's division, Maj.-Gen. John G. Walker.

Brigade Commanders: Brig.-Gens. T . N. Waul, W. R. Scurry, and Col. Horace Randal.

Arkansas division, Brig.-Gen. Thomas J. Churchill.

Tappan's Brigade, Brig.-Gen. J. C. Tappan: 24th and 30th Ark., Lieut.-Col. W. R. Hardy; 27th and 38th Ark., Col. R. G. Shaver; 33d Ark., Col. H. L. Grinsted. Hawthorn's Brigade, Brig.-Gen. A. T. Hawthorn: . . . Gause's Brigade, Col. L. C. Gause: 26th Ark., Lieut.-Col. Iverson L. Brooks; 32d Ark., Lieut.-Col. William Hicks; 36th Ark., Col. J. M. Davie.

Missouri division, Brig.-Gen. M. M. Parsons.

First Brigade, Brig.-Gen. John B. Clark, Jr.: 8th Mo., Col. Charles S. Mitchell; 9th Mo., Col. R . H. Musser; Mo. Battery, Capt. S. T. Ruffner. Second Brigade, Col. S. P. Burns: 10th Mo., Col. William Moore; 11th Mo., Lieut.-Col. Thomas H. Murray; 12th Mo.,----; 16th Mo., Lieut.-Col. P. W. H. Cumming; 9th Mo. Battalion Sharp-shooters, Maj. L. A. Pindall; Mo. Battery, Capt. A. A. Lesueur.

Maximum effective strength (estimated), 14,000; total loss (estimated), 1200.

1 Assumed command of the Arkansas and Missouri divisions April 26.

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