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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Battles 38 0 Browse Search
George P. Rowell and Company's American Newspaper Directory, containing accurate lists of all the newspapers and periodicals published in the United States and territories, and the dominion of Canada, and British Colonies of North America., together with a description of the towns and cities in which they are published. (ed. George P. Rowell and company) 12 0 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 11 9 Browse Search
Col. John M. Harrell, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 10.2, Arkansas (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 9 3 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 7 7 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 6 4 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 5 1 Browse Search
Col. John C. Moore, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 9.2, Missouri (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 5 3 Browse Search
John M. Schofield, Forty-six years in the Army 5 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 5 3 Browse Search
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red the works, which were injured to some extent, but not destroyed. Then, the Confederates returning in force, the enemy hastily retreated. April 21st, Curtis' advance was met in a skirmish at Pocahontas, Ark., by a small force of Confederates. May 4th, the Federal army reached Batesville, on White river, near its junction with the Black, the home of Elisha Baxter (brother of Judge John B. Baxter of Knoxville, Tenn.), who had espoused the Union cause. Batesville is the seat of Independence county, one of the oldest in the State, and an important center of northeast Arkansas. A small force of Confederates under Colonel Coleman retired across the river as the Federals entered the town, and greeted the enemy with a galling fire of musketry, until Curtis ordered out his artillery. Curtis, in his report, says he captured some hundred stands of arms and considerable contraband property. Coleman's men had another meeting with the enemy's cavalry at Cottonplant, May 14th, where his
had been organized, armed, and called into active service. Many of these were mounted, and joined the regular troops in active operations in the field; others relieved forces guarding railroads, etc., while some portions of the State were given over entirely to the enrolled militia. Captains Poindexter, Cook and Porter (Confederate) waged a sanguinary war against this militia and the other Federal forces, from July 20th. On August 13th they attacked and captured the Federal garrison at Independence, under Colonel Buell, of the Seventh Missouri Federal cavalry. Colonel Coffee, with a small force, not equal to a regiment, passed out of Arkansas and surrounded Springfield, causing General Brown to send a large force in pursuit of him. General Blunt, commanding the department of Kansas, was ordered from Fort Scott to aid in surrounding Coffee. It was supposed that Coffee intended to attack Lexington. General Totten, in command there, sent Colonel Warren with 1,500 men and artillery
B. Orme, of Jackson county; Company C, Capt. James T. Martin, of Randolph county (he became major of the regiment, and his brother, J. H. Martin, captain); Company D, Captain Deason, of Izard county; Company E, Capt. M. Van Shaver, of Fulton county; Company F, Capt. (Rev.) John H. Dye, of White county; Company G, Capt. C. C. Straughan of Lawrence county; Company H, Capt. James F. Archer, of Marion county; Company I, Captain Mellon, of Randolph county. Company K, Captain Brightwell, of Independence county. At Camp Shaver, Lieutenant-Colonel Cain resigned because of failing health, and John M. Dean was made lieutenant-colonel, and Jack Home, adjutant. Commissary Shaver resigned and John D. Sprigg succeeded him. The regiment remained in the State service about six weeks, when General Hardee was ordered to make transfer of the State organizations to the Confederate States. In making these transfers nearly all the regiments lost one or more companies. The Seventh transferred with the
ille, Mo., surgeon Shaver's Arkansas infantry. Jesse Edward Thompson, Powhatan, Ark., assistant surgeon Shaver's Arkansas infantry. Thomas Hinde Kavanaugh, Independence, Mo., assistant surgeon Tilden's Missouri battery. Nicholas N. Pumphrey, Independence, Mo., surgeon Caldwell's Missouri infantry. Randolph Brunson, Pine Bluff, AIndependence, Mo., surgeon Caldwell's Missouri infantry. Randolph Brunson, Pine Bluff, Ark., surgeon Pine Bluff hospital. William Carson Boone, Fayette, Mo., surgeon Clark's Missouri infantry. Reuben Jernette, Greenville, Tex., surgeon Stevens' Texas dismounted cavalry. Isaac Shelby Taylor, Palestine, Tex., Hawpe's Texas dismounted cavalry. John M. Lacy, Cave Hill, Ark., assistant surgeon Brooks' Arkansas infantry.sistant surgeon Hill's Arkansas cavalry. John M. Frazier, Missouri, assistant surgeon Burns' Eleventh Missouri infantry. February, 1864: John H. McMurray, Independence, Mo., surgeon Engineers' troop. William C. Smith, Washington, Ark., assistant surgeon hospital duty. Levi H. Fisher, Belleville, La., assistant surgeon Harrison