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lection of 1860 and its effects arsenal at Little Rock taken into State possession action of legteenth general assembly of the State met at Little Rock, November 5th, and continued in session untred by the popular vote, was to assemble at Little Rock, in obedience to the proclamation of the gom Fort Leavenworth, Kan., to the arsenal at Little Rock, where it remained stationed during the site oldest and most distinguished citizens of Little Rock were from New York and Philadelphia, and th, A. H. Sevier, of Arkansas. He resided at Little Rock, after holding several positions, as memberine of magnetic telegraph from that city to Little Rock. A line had already given communication frtition of the rumor, then in circulation at Little Rock, that Major Emory had been ordered from Fork. Soon there were several thousand men in Little Rock, assembled for the purpose of demanding the to remember that while there were those in Little Rock who indulged in unguarded expressions, ther[1 more...]
Among the men who were attached to the battery it is impossible to say that any failed to fill the most sanguine expectations as to their courage; but among them I desire to mention Lieutenant Wilcox and Sergeant Louder-milk as displaying great coolness and bravery during the engagement. Woodruff's Pulaski battery behaved with great gallantry, and did much to win the victory. A part of the time the battery was opposed by the battery of Capt. James Totten, who had been stationed at Little Rock at the time the arsenal there was taken possession of; and in the artillery duel which ensued, First Lieut. Omer R. Weaver was struck by a shell and instantly killed. Private William Carver was also killed, and two were wounded, one of whom, W. H. Byler, afterward died. General Lyon's body was sent by General McCulloch to Springfield, where it was taken in charge by Mrs. John S. Phelps. The wagons of the Federals were busy hauling and burying their dead. In the hospitals there were
Ridge and Ringgold Gap. With the Arkansas troops under the lead of Cleburne, it stood by that gallant leader unflinchingly to the close of his career. Colonel Tappan, after the battle of Shiloh, was promoted to brigadier-gen-eral and was transferred to the Trans-Mississippi department, where he commanded a brigade composed of Shaler's regiment, Shaver's Seventh regiment, Col. R. S. Dawson's Sixteenth regiment, and the regiment of Col. S. H. Grinsted, in the defense of the Arkansas river and Little Rock, September, 1863, and was under Major-General Churchill at the battles of Pleasant Hill and Jenkins' Ferry, in 1864. Maj. J. A. McNeely, by succession, became colonel of the Thirteenth, and R. A. Duncan, major, frequently commanding the regiment with distinguished gallantry. The Thirteenth was consolidated with the Fifth Arkansas, under Col. John E. Murray, at the battle of Ringgold Gap, where their service was so distinguished as to receive the thanks of the Confederate Congress.
eaders were quarreling and his army separated into parts, under different commanders. Send an explanation. To which McCulloch responded, December 4th, from Little Rock: Your dispatch of November 30th has been received. It is impossible to explain by telegraph. I ask leave to go to Richmond at once for that purpose. My g the Trans-Mississippi district, of Department No. 2, and placing it under the command of Maj.-Gen. Earl Van Dorn. On January 29, 1862, with headquarters at Little Rock, General Van Dorn assumed command of the district, which comprised Missouri, Louisiana north of Red river, Arkansas west of the St. Francis, and Indian Territordered to be ready to march on the 25th inst. General Pike was continued in command of the troops in the Indian Territory, and Woodruff's battery, reorganized at Little Rock, was ordered to report to him at Van Buren. Maj. W. L. Cabell, at Pocahontas, was advised, as chief-quartermaster, on the 25th of March, that it had been decid
o Napoleon and Vicksburg be ordered back to Little Rock; that the telegraph lines destroyed be recoate service on the march from that State to Little Rock to join them. Two gunboats were also sent al Roane, who, in command at Pine Bluff and Little Rock, had eight unarmed companies at Little Rockerious error would result in the capture of Little Rock, and the loss of the remainder of Arkansas at efforts are making to collect an army at Little Rock. Galveston and Houston forces are ordered miles from the mouth, and 60 miles east of Little Rock, with which place there is railway communicine, that of the Bayou Metoe, 12 miles from Little Rock, by which the enemy's difficulties of supplond general order fixed his headquarters at Little Rock, where he had arrived, and continued Genera General Pike, as has been stated, went to Little Rock and reported in person to General Holmes. headquarters Trans-Mississippi department, Little Rock, September 28 and 30, 1862, give valuable i[20 more...]
nsas Post. After General Holmes had arrived at Little Rock, General Hindman, continuing in charge of militarrom department headquarters, I left Pineville for Little Rock. The command thus devolved on General Rains. Iry orders to this effect, when he was recalled to Little Rock. The Federal District of Missouri, under the chis operations in this period: I started from Little Rock, July 25th, joined my company at Frog bayou (nearwhich had been scouting on Grand prairie, between Little Rock and White river, was ordered up to Bellefonte, a Headquarters Trans-Mississippi Department, Little Rock, Ark., December 24, 1862. Maj.-Gen. T. C. Hindman, Caces. The army literally waded from Van Buren to Little Rock, without tents, without ambulances, strewing the to draw the scanty subsistence and ordnance. At Little Rock the drenched soldiers, in a heavy snowstorm, wereps were returned on transports from Pine Bluff to Little Rock in rather sad plight, but were encamped south of
apturing on the cars, ready for shipment to Little Rock, two columbiads and some small-arms, and a is men, captured and taken as a prisoner to Little Rock. He was part of the first reconstruction gnt for duty: Price's division, headquarters Little Rock, 529 officers, 6,656 men; Steele's divisionicers, 605 men; Hill's artillery battalion, Little Rock, 17 officers, 251 men; Dawson's cavalry, LiLittle Rock, 1 officer, 52 men. Total, 1,407 officers, 17,771 men; aggregate present, 22,249; aggregat be compared with the march on Helena from Little Rock and Jacksonport with infantry, artillery and, had hitherto remained at headquarters at Little Rock, charging himself with the general interesttify. To which General Holmes replied from Little Rock, after consulting Price, I believe we can tman hill, Battery D, commanding the road to Little Rock, called the upper Little Rock road to distinguish it from a road from Little Rock leading in from the south on the river levels. On a headlan
the Mississippi is located as follows: Near Little Rock, under General Price, 11,000; near Batesvilo occupy the Arkansas valley and march upon Little Rock. On the 27th, by special orders of Generalon the south side of the Arkansas river, at Little Rock. Rifle-pits and redoubts were constructelphia, in order to be prepared to evacuate Little Rock; but he still strengthened his defenses in r important approach from Devall's Bluff to Little Rock [Shallow ford road]. A sharp engagement ens retiring slowly through Brownsville toward Little Rock. The Yankees were exceedingly cautious in . My troops, until after the evacuation of Little Rock by our forces, were engaged in scouting anddge. Pushing off down the Wire road toward Little Rock, I ran off one company of Federals picketinoad, about 4 miles from the river, opposite Little Rock, and to move at once, sending a few trusty on the Arkansas. From Brownsville west to Little Rock, the old stage (Wire) road, almost impassab[22 more...]
rmaduke's attack on Pine Bluff advance on Little Rock proposed and abandoned in winter quarters ip to Dallas county, 80 miles southwest of Little Rock. On October 24th, Marmaduke, with his ditry and two 6-gun batteries, moved out from Little Rock, October 18th, but returned soon. Gen. Kir however, accepted as a veritable battle at Little Rock, and heralded as a famous victory. The F madness to attempt to drive the enemy from Little Rock. Steele had prudently fortified his key po February 18th, wrote Smith, the arrival at Little Rock of one of General Banks' staff was announcethe campaign by making your headquarters at Little Rock. Sterling Price, returning from leave ofon, rather than a determined movement, from Little Rock in cooperation with Banks' Red river expedi south to avoid the hills of Antoine. From Little Rock to the Ouachita river the surface is hilly rear of the advancing army, between it and Little Rock. It was not long before his comrades heard[17 more...]
s brigade, prepared to make a march against Little Rock, then but feebly garrisoned. His force wasder instructions to destroy the supplies at Little Rock, Pine Bluff and Devall's Bluff, and then throw himself between the enemy and Little Rock. Such was the service cut out by General Smith for Fhat meant, that if he should be repulsed at Little Rock he would have to fail back over 80 miles, wand frantic flight to the fortifications at Little Rock. A lieutenant of Elliott's battalion reporl train was then en route from Princeton to Little Rock. I continued for several days (Tuesday, We. Hence he ordered the Fagan expedition to Little Rock, and it achieved Marks' mills. The subsequmarch to the rear of Steele's army, between Little Rock and Memphis, and prevent the use of the railroad east of Little Rock and the navigation of White river. Shelby marched to the Fourche la Favof the district of Arkansas, kept Steele at Little Rock, in constant apprehension of a movement aga[4 more...]
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