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[269] W. P. McCabe and C. E. Mitchell; and his volunteer aides, W. F. Sale and E. E. Ives.

Colonel Shaver mentioned particularly the gallant conduct of Sergt. David McCulloch of Company A, who, being ordered to advance as near as possible to the enemy's line, shot down one of the enemy's skirmishers, and capturing another brought him off under fire.

Col. L. C. Gause mentioned Col. J. M. Davis, Lieut.-Cols. Brooks and Hicks, commanding regiments in his brigade; Majors Hathaway and Stanley; Captain Anthony, acting lieutenant-colonel; and Captain Mantell, acting major of Gause's regiment, and the gallant dead—Captain McIver and Lieuts. Cude [Creden], Lasiter and Ponder.

Lieut.-Col. H. G. P. Williams, who commanded the dismounted portion of Dockery's brigade, mentioned Lieutenant Gillespie, Captain Franklin, and his adjutant, Thos. H. Simms; and made acknowledgment of the gallant assistance rendered by Lieutenant Cunningham of General Smith's staff.

After the battle, the infantry divisions of Churchill, Parsons and Walker were marched by the most direct route to Louisiana, with orders to report to General Taylor. The reoccupation of the Red river valley by Kirby Smith closed the campaign in Louisiana.

By general orders, No. 21, headquarters TransMissis-sippi department, May 13, 1864, Brig.-Gen. J. F. Fagan was assigned to duty as major-general, to date from April 25th (Marks' mills); Brig.-Gens. T. J. Churchill and J. S. Marmaduke as major-generals, to date from April 30, 1864 (Jenkins' ferry); Capt. B. S. Johnson as major, and Lieut. A. H. Sevier as captain, in the adjutant-general's department.

General Price, returning to Camden, ordered General Shelby, May 5th, to march to the rear of Steele's army, between Little Rock and Memphis, and prevent the use of the railroad east of Little Rock and the navigation of

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