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t. He was valuably assisted by Cols. W. H. Brooks and H. D. King, Lieutenant-Colonels Gunter and McCord, Major Dillard and others, and put in the service three full regiments of infantry and one of cavalry. Col. H. L. Grinsted raised two regiments of infantry; Cols. D. McRae, J. C. Pleasants, A. J. McNeill and C. H. Matlock each raised a regiment. In raising Arkansas troops, and afterward in their organization, important services were rendered by the following, among other officers: Cols. J. F. Fagan, Shaler, Shaver, Morgan, Glenn and Johnson; Lieutenant-Colonels Geoghegan, Magenis, Polk, McMillan, Wright, Hart, Young and Crawford; Majors Bell, Gause, Cocke, Baber, Yell, Hicks, Chrisman and Crenshaw, and Captains Johnson, Ringo, Martin, Home, Blackmer and Biscoe. In Arkansas there were raised and organized, under my orders, thirteen regiments and one battalion of infantry, two regiments and one battalion of cavalry, and four batteries—all war troops—besides upward of 5,000 irreg
was ordered to fall back from Greenville, across the mountains, to this camp. The new cavalry regiment organized by Colonel Fagan, Lieutenant-Colonel Monroe and Major Johnson, which had been scouting on Grand prairie, between Little Rock and Whitereen forests. It hung for days on the leaves, which had not been turned by previous frosts, an unusual spectacle. Colonel Fagan was promoted to brigadier-general and ordered to Camp Mazzard, in charge of an infantry brigade. Lieut.-Col. J. C. al and special commendation to promotions: Generals Frost, Shoup and Marmaduke, commanding divisions; Generals Roane, Fagan, Parsons and McRae, and Colonels Shaver and Shelby, commanding brigades, did their duty nobly. I strongly commend them t Guess and Alexander; Etter's Arkansas battery. Second division, Brig.-Gen. Francis A. Shoup: First brigade, Brig.-Gen. James F. Fagan—Col. A. T. Hawthorn's Arkansas regiment; Twenty-second Arkansas, Col. J. P. King; Twenty-ninth Arkansas, Col. J
at that date embraced the Arkansas brigades of Fagan, McRae and Tappan (formerly Shaver's), and M. the advance upon the latter by General Price. Fagan's charge upon the redoubt was repulsed, and hecommand to shelter in the timber and ravines. Fagan having retired from the assault, Parsons alonethat I could not send any effective aid to General Fagan without too greatly endangering my own posnd ordered me at once to the assistance of General Fagan, who was attacking the fort south of Gravery manner, ordered me to the assistance of General Fagan. I had not more than 200 men with me. Wit, of Hart's regiment, with his company, to General Fagan, to say that I was unable to attack the wo especially to Lieut. John W. McKay. Gen. Jas. F. Fagan's report accounts for the Arkansas men uC. Thomas were also specially commended by General Fagan. Capt. Walton Watkins, of Hawthorn's regimulted Battery D [Hindman hill demonstration by Fagan], to reach which they must pass through a deep[15 more...]
nd not allowing for the losses at Helena, was as follows: Price's division, Arkansas brigades of Fagan, McRae and Tappan, and Missouri brigade of Parsons, 5,500; Marmaduke's Missouri division, 3,000;sume command of the district. Assuming this duty immediately, Price left his division under General Fagan, whose headquarters were at Searcy, near the Little Red, a branch of White river. Being ser Arkansas near Pine Bluff, to move at once with his infantry and artillery to Little Rock, and Fagan's division, camped at Des Arc and Searcy, to take position upon Bayou Meto, 12 miles northeast orce into position to meet him again; but he advanced upon me no further. On August 15th, General Fagan had been relieved of the command of Price's division, and Gen. D. M. Frost placed in command of the infantry, consisting of his own brigade, Fagan's, Parsons' and McRae's, occupying the intrenchments on Bayou Meto, northeast of Little Rock. A week later, General Frost, fearing to bring Tap
H. Brooks, who had obtained a transfer from his infantry brigade in Fagan's division, with authority to raise a cavalry brigade in Washington present: Price's division infantry, 5,795, 16 pieces of artillery; Fagan's infantry, 2,257; Marmaduke's cavalry, 4,482, 16 pieces of artillepresent for duty, was ordered to Louisiana to reinforce Taylor, and Fagan's brigade was soon called from Camden to the same field. Thus Pricith his brigade, about 500 men. Cabell's brigade was transferred to Fagan's division. On the 8th the enemy advanced, but did not drive Marmarie. Greene's regiment was relieved from outpost duty by troops of Fagan's brigade. Marmaduke had caused breastworks of logs and small eartce; escort, Fourteenth Missouri battalion, Maj. Robert C. Wood. Fagan's cavalry division, Brig.-Gen. James F. Fagan: Cabell's brigade, BrBrig.-Gen. James F. Fagan: Cabell's brigade, Brig.-Gen. W. L. Cabell—First Arkansas, Col. James C. Monroe; Second Arkansas, Col. T. J. Morgan; Fourth Arkansas, Col. A. Gordon; Seventh Arka
armaduke, as he had only 500 men, wrote to General Fagan for assistance. Fagan sent him Cabell's aFagan sent him Cabell's and Crawford's brigades, but on marching out to attack the train, he learned that it had been reinfoemy's line of march were plainly visible. General Fagan was now at the head of his first command oe west and south. On the 19th of April, General Fagan, having requested of Marmaduke the additiourse, to the commands of General Grant. General Fagan moved, on the morning of April 22d, from t battery of four 10-pounder Parrott guns. General Fagan determined, if possible, to intercept and having been driven back from this battery, General Fagan in person ordered the same battalion of 4050 contrabands. In his official report, General Fagan said: Owing to the distance General Sh he was penned as in a trap, Price, Marmaduke, Fagan and Cabell proving sufficient for his destructunder Fagan, Marmaduke and Shelby. Maj.-Gen. James F. Fagan's division was organized as follows: [14 more...]
ion of the regiment Colonel Flournoy was defeated for the colonelcy, and Capt. James F. Fagan, of Saline county, was elected; Capt. James C. Monroe, of Clark county, orces. In this command he served as a private until the end of the war. Colonel Fagan's infantry regiment, the First, was ordered from Virginia to increase the fantly in that battle, in which Lieut.-Col. John Baker Thompson was killed. Colonel Fagan had been re-elected and Major Thompson had been elected lieutenant-colonel utenant-colonel upon the death of Lieutenant-Colonel Thompson. At Corinth, Colonel Fagan became offended by General Bragg's treatment, which he deemed harsh and unrndman had been assigned to the command of the Trans-Mississippi department. Colonel Fagan was assigned by General Hindman to a regiment of mounted riflemen, and soonen, were Generals Hindman, Churchill, Rust, Dockery, Cabell, McNair, Beall; Colonels Fagan, Tappan, Hawthorn, Shaver, Crockett, Marmaduke, Provence, John C. Wright, S
yson, Maj. James A. McNeely, and Col. James C. Tappan, in A. P. Stewart's Tennessee brigade. The Second corps, General Bragg, contained the First Arkansas, Col. James F. Fagan, brigaded with R. L. Gibson's Louisianians; and in Breckinridge's reserve corps were the Ninth Arkansas, Col. Isaac L. Dunlop, and Tenth, Col. Thomas D. Mender Lieut. James C. Thrall, in the capture of Prentiss' Federal division. Gibson, who was sent in repeated charges against the enemy's second line, Sunday, found Fagan and his Arkansas ever ready. The earliest casualties of the First, said Fagan, were in filing through a field swept by a Federal battery. There Capt. W. A. CrawfFagan, were in filing through a field swept by a Federal battery. There Capt. W. A. Crawford was seriously wounded and several men killed. About noon they began a series of three desperate attacks, in which, among others, Lieut.-Col. John Baker Thompson fell pierced by seven balls, Lieut. L. C. Bartlett was killed, Maj. J. W. Colquitt and Capt. James Newton were severely wounded, and Capts. J. T. Gibson, Carl Hempstea
r commanded in more than twenty battles. He took a prominent part in the engagements at Poison Spring and Marks' Mills, in April, 1864, commanding two brigades of Fagan's division. In his report of the campaign ending at Jenkins' Ferry, General Marmaduke wrote that, To speak of the quick perception and foresight or the reckless b victories of Marks' Mills and Jenkins' Ferry. General Dockery survived the war many years. He died in the city of New York on February 26, 1898. Brigadier-General James F. Fagan Brigadier-General James F. Fagan was born in Louisville, Ky., in 1827. When he was a youth his father was one of the contractors to build the StaBrigadier-General James F. Fagan was born in Louisville, Ky., in 1827. When he was a youth his father was one of the contractors to build the State house at Little Rock, soon after the admission of the State, and died there. His mother, Catherine A. Fagan, married Samuel Adams, former treasurer of State, in December, 1842. As president of the senate, Mr. Adams succeeded to the governorship in 1844, upon the resignation of Governor Yell, who became a volunteer colonel and