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[277] in favor of Cabell's, which had assembled in camp at Hillsboro and was under command of Col. John M. Harrell. It numbered over 2, ooo effective men, and was better mounted and armed than before the raid into Missouri. The President did not approve the promotion of Brig.-Gen. M. M. Parsons, and he was ordered to resume command of his original brigade in Churchill's division. This was because of the great reduction of numbers in Parsons' division.

The Arkansas troops in the Second army corps,1 commanded by Maj.-Gen. John B. Magruder, are stated as follows, December 31, 1864:

First Arkansas infantry division, Act. Maj.--Gen. Thomas J. Churchill commanding: First Arkansas infantry brigade, Brig.-Gen. John S. Roane—Twentysixth regiment, Col. Iverson L. Brooks; Davie's regiment, Col. James M. Davie; Gause's regiment, Col. Lucien C. Gause; Rogan's regiment, Col. James W. Rogan. Second Arkansas infantry brigade (Dockery's), Brig.-Gen. Evander McNair—First consolidated, Lieut.-Col. Wm. W. Reynolds; Second consolidated, Col. Thomas J. Reid, Jr.; Third consolidated, Col. H. G. P. Williams. Third Arkansas infantry brigade, Brig.-Gen. James C. Tappan—Nineteenth regiment, Col. Wm. R. Hardy; Twenty-seventh regiment, Lieut.-Col. James M. Riggs; Thirty-third regiment, Col. Thomas D. Thomson; Shaver's regiment, Col. R. G. Shaver. Fourth Arkansas infantry brigade, Brig.-Gen. Alexander T. Hawthorn—Thirty-fourth regiment, Col. William H. Brooks; Bell's regiment, Col. Samuel S. Bell; McCord's

1 The troops of the Trans-Mississippi department were organized in four army corps: First corps, Lieutenant-General Buckner commanding—Forney's, Polignac's and Maxey's (Texas) divisions. Second corps, Major-General Magruder commanding—--Churchill's division, Parsons' division, Wharton's division. Third corps, Major-General Walker commanding—--Hebert's division, Drayton's division. Fourth corps, Major-General Price commanding—--Marmaduke's division, Fagan's division, Cooper's division.

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