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The bounties paid them upon enlistment, the gross favoritism and extenuation granted their errors and breaches, promotions to high military positions of waiters and bartenders to conciliate the German emigrants, constituted them a distinct and privileged element in the army of the Union, without restraint and yielding to the degraded instincts of an insolent hireling soldiery.
They were hardly more accountable to the rules of civilized warfare than the Indian savages enlisted by Blunt and Herron under Canby.
Meanwhile the command of General Van Dorn had been moved east of the Mississippi, by order of General Johnston.
The Arkansas troops reported by Van Dorn in his organization, at Memphis, Tenn., April 29, 1862, of the Army of the West, were as follows:
In Gen. Samuel Jones' division: First brigade, Brig.-Gen. A. Rust—Eighteenth Arkansas, Col. D. W. Carroll; Twenty-second Arkansas, Col. George King; Colonel Smead's Arkansas regiment; Bat. Jones Arkansas battalion; McCarver'