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Col. John C. Moore, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 9.2, Missouri (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 146 0 Browse Search
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ned then and there. From the vicinity of Carthage Shelby moved leisurely to White river and camped. When the melee and confusion resulting from Shelby's charge at Marshall were the greatest, and he followed very nearly the line in retreat that Shelby had followed in his advance. All night and a Springfield, and it was perhaps fortunate for Shelby and Shanks that he was. McNeil was not a fight. As a general thing his soldiers got out of Shelby's and Shanks' way. They did this on Shanks' lies had given out or been killed. That night Shelby's scouts and Shanks' scouts met. The two commackly as a tired horse could travel five miles, Shelby was informed of Shanks' safety, and he at onceegiment. Nor did he attempt to interfere when Shelby crossed the Arkansas river and continued his mrch leisurely southward. In this expedition Shelby marched more than a thousand miles through a crigade under Col. R. C. Newton; the portion of Shelby's brigade that did not accompany him into Mis[1 more...]
en Steele crossed the Ouachita at Arkadelphia, Shelby crossed it eight miles below, keeping pace wit, which in turn was thrown into disorder, and, Shelby charging it, the disorder became confusion and retired on the main body, and night coming on Shelby took a by-road, passed around Steele's flank, le of his troops. The audacity and vigor of Shelby's attacks had the effect on Steele of making hrigade was sent him and the permission given. Shelby's brigade was absent on detached service. Marreinforced by Shelby's brigade, was selected. Shelby was at Miller's Bluff, and Fagan joined him thd impetuosity of attack for succor in the end. Shelby made the ten-mile ride in an hour by the watch battery stopped firing the battle was won and Shelby and Cabell were undisputed masters of the fiel borne the brunt of the fight for an hour; and Shelby's was light, because of the suddenness and impe for the horses nor supplies for the men, and Shelby replied that the horses were already fat enoug[17 more...]
, and had as good a crew as any Federal boat. Shelby paroled the officers and crew and burned the bsent out with 4,000 men of all arms to capture Shelby and his command or drive them out of the district. Shelby knew Carr, and it no doubt amused him when he learned who was to be pitted against him., and waited. It took Carr some time to drive Shelby's skirmishers back on the main line, but havinmishing and long-range artillery firing, until Shelby, learning that a strong force was moving from ew and sought the protection of his gunboats. Shelby crossed Bayou de View and went into camp at Jam as far as future operations were concerned. Shelby learned of the movement, however, in time, turebraska regiment, and every one of them was in Shelby's possession within half an hour. He then b both. It came from both and simultaneously. Shelby gathered his scattered command together and stion, and that he would pass through Batesville, and Shelby was ordered to join him at Pocahontas. [17 more...]
three divisions, led respectively by Fagan, Marmaduke and Shelby. General Fagan's division was composed entirely of Arkansistoe and the battalion of Lieut.-Col. Barney Ford. General Shelby's division included his old brigade, under Col. David ins, John T. Coffee and James J. Searcy. The aggregate of Shelby's division was about 3,000 men. Altogether the army under tine on the 5th of October, moving in three columns, with Shelby on the left, Marmaduke on the right, and Fagan in the cented with the center column. Governor Reynolds marched with Shelby, and did service on his staff as volunteer aide-de-camp. Shelby struck the enemy first. A body of Federals leaving the little town of Doniphan, burned it. A detachment, sent in pursuit by Shelby, came up with them, and they never burned another. General Price's orders were that the army should march on should form a junction at Fredericktown at a given time. Shelby had the exposed side—that toward the interior of the State