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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 690 0 Browse Search
Col. John M. Harrell, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 10.2, Arkansas (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 662 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 310 0 Browse Search
Wiley Britton, Memoirs of the Rebellion on the Border 1863. 188 0 Browse Search
A Roster of General Officers , Heads of Departments, Senators, Representatives , Military Organizations, &c., &c., in Confederate Service during the War between the States. (ed. Charles C. Jones, Jr. Late Lieut. Colonel of Artillery, C. S. A.) 174 0 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 152 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 148 0 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume I. 142 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3. 132 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 6. (ed. Frank Moore) 130 0 Browse Search
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II. Missouri--Arkansas. Price returns to Missouri guerrilla operations Rains and Steinrouted capture of Milford Price retreats to Arkansas Sigel's retreat from Bentonville battle of ghting at intervals, until he had crossed the Arkansas line, forming a junction, soon afterward, neaMcCulloch, commanding a division of Texas and Arkansas Confederates, thus raising his entire force tsippi department, and by Gen. Albert Pike, of Arkansas, heading a considerable brigade of Indians, sin motion, proceeding S. S. E. through north-western Arkansas to Batesville, Arriving there May 6te, while our other troops were drawn away to Arkansas and the Tennessee. Gen. Curtis's movements eed by Coffey; while Gen. Blunt, commanding in Arkansas, was requested to send a force from Fort ScotHindman, commanding the Confederate forces in Arkansas, was not disposed to rest satisfied with suchof his command from 10 to 20 miles nearer the Arkansas line. Within three hours, his divisions were[14 more...]
n swelled by successive reenforcements to about 15,000 The Richmond Dispatch has a letter from one of the officers, dated Augusta. Ga., Feb. 22, who says: Our troops number about 18,000. The Nashville Patriot, of about Feb. 19, gives a list of the regiments present, with the strength of each, which foots up 13,829, and is evidently incomplete. men. Most of them were Tennesseans, with about 2,000 Mississippians, 1,200 Virginians, 1,000 Kentuckians, and a thin regiment each from Alabama, Arkansas, and Texas. The fort was commanded by two or three points farther inland, within cannon-shot; the country rolling to the bluffs of the Tennessee: some of the hills midway having an elevation of about 300 feet. Deep ravines, with steep, rocky sides, especially near the bluffs of the Cumberland, separated these hills, and, with the tall, dense, primitive forests generally prevailing, afforded admirable positions for defensive warfare. A heavy and difficult abatis in good part surrounded the
ula opposite Vicks-burg, and had gathered some 1,200 negroes from the adjacent plantations to assist in the work; but it did not succeed. The soil to be excavated was an exceedingly tenacious clay, in good part covered with large trees. The strong current obstinately kept to the old channel, and could not be attracted to the right bank. An expedition, started July 15. to go up the Yazoo, having unexpectedly encountered, near the mouth of that river, and been worsted by, the Rebel rain Arkansas, See page 58. Capt. Farragut, having no prospect of further usefulness above, determined to repass the frowning batteries, cutting out and destroying the Arkansas by the way. He succeeded in running by Vicksburg with little loss; but his designs upon the Arkansas were baffled by darkness. A few days later, Commander Porter, with the iron-clad Essex, and Lt.-Col. Ellet, with the ram Queen of the West, made July 22. another attempt to cut out the Arkansas, which was likewise defeated.
States, and as a fit and necessary war measure for suppressing said rebellion, do, on tills first day of January, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty-three, and in accordance with my purpose so to do, publicly proclaimed fir the full period of one hundred days from the day first above mentioned, order and designate as the States and parts of States wherein the people thereof respectively are this day in rebellion against the United States, the following: to wit: Arkansas, Texas, Louisiana (except the parishes of St. Bernard, Plaquemine, Jefferson, St. John, St. Charles, St. James, Ascension, Assumption, Terre Bonne, Lafourche, St. Mary, St. Martin, and Orleans, including the city of New Orleans), Mississippi, Alabama, Florida. Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, and Virginia (except the forty-eight counties designated as West Virginia, and also the counties of Berkeley, Accomac, Northampton, Elizabeth City, York, Princess Anne, and Norfolk, including t
lernand who invests and captures the post of Arkansas Gen. Grant assumes command Debarks digging Fort Hindman, otherwise known as The Post of Arkansas, 50 miles from the Mississippi; where a settlen. T. H. Holmes [Little Rock], commanding in Arkansas, a telegraphic order to hold on till help arrlican has a letter from an eye-witness, dated Arkansas Post, January 12, who makes them 4,500--all or return from their triumphant incursion into Arkansas, accompanying them to Napoleon, where consultand alarm to the Rebels still holding most of Arkansas; threatening, as it did, the more important prg, ere which, Lt.-Gen. Holmes, commanding in Arkansas, had solicited June 14, 1863. of Lt.-Gen. their Missourians; Holmes had evidently swept Arkansas to swell the brigades of Fagan, McRae, and Waed by the Missourians — the Rebel Governor of Arkansas, Harris Flanagan, and his Adjutant-General, Ce the ground with their bleeding bodies. One Arkansas regiment, in attempting to force its way into
Xix. Missouri and Arkansas in 1863. Marmaduke attacks Springfield, Mo. is repulsed agair Governor, Claiborne F. Jackson, who died in Arkansas, At Little Rock, Dec. 6, 1862. and his Lie000 strong, mostly mounted, emerged from northern Arkansas, and, evading our main body, under Gen. t, turned abruptly southward and escaped into Arkansas before a sufficient force could be concentratonsiderably, and commenced his retreat toward Arkansas; which he was enabled, by burning bridges, toed, and was thenceforth safe; retreating into Arkansas with as many prisoners as we had taken from htacked Aug. 13. by Coffey, raiding up from Arkansas; who was beaten off; with the loss of his wag Knob, Mo., dashed into Pocahontas, Aug. 24. Ark., where he captured Gen M. Jeff. Thompson and sossed rapidly through the north-west corner of Arkansas, crossing the river eastward of Fort Smith, athe hunt through Greenfield and Sarcoxie into Arkansas, and on through Huntsville over Buffalo mount[1 more...]
tures the 54th Illinois Union State Convention in Arkansas Steele's inefficiency Rosecrans in command in Mibefore Jefferson City Gen. Mower follows him from Arkansas Rebels capture Glasgow Price at Lexington fight; while Gen. Steele, with the bulk (15,000) of his Arkansas force, was to move on Shreveport directly from Litorhood of troops from Texas (under Green) and from Arkansas; raising the aggregate Rebel force barring the roa Hill: The gallant divisions from Missouri and Arkansas, unfortunately absent on the 8th instant, marched ne 5. at Sunnyside, in the south eastern corner of Arkansas, and attacked, near Columbia, a Rebel force estimats recovery, had been accepted by the Unionists of Arkansas as conclusive of the inability of the foe to regained him on the 14th. Gen. Mower, by coming from Arkansas, following nearly in the track of the Rebel irrupts and their worn-out horses — and escaped into western Arkansas. Gen. Curtis followed, but did not again ov
National successes at Gettysburg, Vicksburg, Port Hudson, Helena, &c., the reopening of the Mississippi, and the recovery of East Tennessee, with a good part of Arkansas, had induced a very general belief, which our reverse at the Chickamauga did not shake, that the Union would surely triumph, and at no distant day. The victory oUnionists from Missouri: the delegations from the Territories, from the District of Columbia, and from the States of Virginia, Tennessee, Louisiana, Florida, and Arkansas, not to be entitled to vote. Upon consideration, this report was overruled so far as to authorize-by a vote of 310 to 151-the delegates from Tennessee to vote; those from Louisiana and Arkansas were likewise authorized to vote, by 307 to 167. The delegates from Nebraska, Colorado, and Nevada, were then allowed also to vote; but not those from Virginia, Florida, and the remaining territories. Mr. Henry J. Raymond, of N. Y., reported the platform, which was unanimously adopted. It is
map of, 205-9; killed and wounded at, 210. Arkansas, 26; Rebels concentrated in, 27; Sigel retreanists, 555; see Pea. Ridge, Prairie Grove. Arkansas, Rebel ram, passes through Union fleet a Vicktack upon, 102; final destruction of, 104. Arkansas, Post of, taken by McClernand, 293. Armistat, 102. battles-- Antietam, Md., 205. Arkansas Post, 292. Atlanta, Ga., 637. Averysboroan., at Pea Ridge, 28 to 31; attacks Shelby in Arkansas, and captures 200 prisoners, 554. Carroll,1; his report of losses at, 31; advances into Arkansas, 24; at the Cache, 84; retires to Helena, 35; driven out of Batesville, 447; retreats into Arkansas, 448: defeated at Little Rock. 451; beaten ag33. Cabin Creek. I. T., 449. Cache River. Ark., 34. Campbell's Station, 431. Cane River, La.t, Col., wounded at Nashville. 686. post of Arkansas, taken by McClernand, 293. post's brigade,vention in 1864, 658. Unionists reorganize Arkansas, 555. V. Vallandigham, Hon. C. L., ar[6 more...]