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[327] Fifth regiment, Col. D. C. Cross; Sixth regiment, Col. A. T. Hawthorn; Seventh regiment, Col. R. G. Shaver; Eighth regiment, Col. W. K. Patterson; battalion of Ninth, four companies, Lieut.-Col. S. J. Mason; battalion of artillery, Maj. F. A. Shoup—batteries of Capts. George [Charles] Swett, John T. Trigg, George T. Hubbard; five companies of cavalry, Maj. Charles W. Phifer.

When General Johnston assumed immediate command of the central army of Kentucky, October 28th; Hardee, promoted to major-general, was given command of the First division, the component brigades of which were, Brigadier-General Hindman's—Second (LieutenantCol-onel Bocage) and Sixth Arkansas regiments and Marmaduke's battalion; Colonel Cleburne's—First and Fifth Arkansas regiments, Seventh Mississippi and Tennessee Rifles; and Col. R. G. Shaver's—Seventh, Eighth and Ninth Arkansas and Twenty-fourth Tennessee. The Arkansas artillery and cavalry were also in Hardee's division. Other Arkansas commands in Kentucky were the Thirteenth with Polk at Columbus, and the Ninth, Colonel Dunlop, and Tenth, Colonel Merrick, at Camp Beauregard, in Col. J. S. Bowen's brigade. The returns in December showed the strength of Hindman's brigade to be 1,969, aggregate present, Cleburne's brigade 2, 187, Shaver's brigade 2,548, cavalry regiment 614, Shoup's artillery battalion 205, Dunlop's Ninth Arkansas 611, and Tenth Arkansas 649.

December 5, 1861, Major-General Hardee, in obedience to orders of General Johnston, assumed command of the central army of Kentucky, announcing as his staff, Lieut. D. G. White, adjutant-general; Maj. John Pope, of Arkansas, chief quartermaster; Capt. W. E. Moore, chief commissary; Captain Chambliss, chief of ordinance; dol. St. John R. Liddell, aide; Col. Hardin Perkins, aide.

In November, Colonel Cleburne was ordered by General Hardee with his regiment, the First Arkansas State (or

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