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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
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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
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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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command troops raised for the defense of the coast the blockade-troops for Arkansas troops at Arkansas post battles of Oak Hills and Elkhorn forces transferredArkansas post battles of Oak Hills and Elkhorn forces transferred to Mississippi troops sent to Tennessee and to Virginia, to the lower Rio Grande, and to New Mexico and Arizona organization of Confederate government members of The command was to consist of one regiment from each of the States of Texas, Arkansas and Louisiana. Both officers set about the organization of the expedition. Cnt from Texas, Colonel Hebert's Louisiana regiment, and several regiments from Arkansas, five of which, under N. G. Pearce, were State troops called out for three mon Gen. Ben McCulloch retired into winter quarters in the northeastern part of Arkansas, where he was reinforced by Texas commands, in addition to Greer's Third cavalhe other being under Lieut. D. R. Gurley. The Confederate forces withdrew into Arkansas, and with General Price's command were ordered across the river into Mississi
ised a number of infantry regiments sent to Arkansas and form a division capture of Arkansas postArkansas post regiment sent to Indian Territory battle at Poison Spring troops sent to Mississippi and Tennesarly in 1862, and was afterward in service at Arkansas Post. Almost any one who could get authorione year and carried them into the service in Arkansas, where they were placed in brigades by order as cavalry had been dismounted on getting to Arkansas, by General Hindman, in command previous to Ges for the army. Those regiments that got to Arkansas first were stationed at what was later calledrigade, under Colonel Deshler, was ordered to Arkansas Post at the mouth of the Arkansas river, and on in various battles fought in Louisiana and Arkansas shall have been fully described, it will redo regiments were organized in 1862 and sent to Arkansas. Three of them were cavalry regiments that weommands went to the Indian nation and to southern Arkansas under S. B. Maxey, R. M. Gano, Peter Har
l, was called to command the Eastern sub-district of Texas, with headquarters at Houston, leaving the regiment in the efficient care of Lieutenant-Colonel Myers: Nothing happened for several months to break the monotony of camp life, except patrols on the coast, on which duty landing parties from blockading squadrons in search of fresh meat were captured or otherwise punished, and induced to cease their depredations. . . . In the meanwhile General Hebert having been ordered to send to Arkansas all the infantry stationed in Texas, except two regiments, remonstrated against that disposition, which left the State unprotected. His remonstrance met with the curt answer, Texas must take her chances. The authorities at Richmond seemed to have overlooked the fact that the loss of the Rio Grande frontier, the only point to be depended on for obtaining army supplies, might be a fatal blow to the Confederate States. General Hebert, despairing of a successful defense with his reduced force
Chapter 11: Movement of troops from Arkansas to Northern Louisiana the engagements there Gen. E. Kirby Smith assumes command of the Trans-Mississippi department headquarters moved to Shreveport mails superintended by Dr. J. H. Starr Sabine Pass Federal preparations to capture it splendid naval battle in its defense. In April, 1862, Walker's division of infantry left Arkansas and moved down to the northern part of Louisiana, where portions of the command, with Colonel Parsons' cavalry brigade and some artillery companies, had engagements on and near the Mississippi river, at Milliken's bend and at the Great mound, as it was reported, tccess in doing it. After the posts on the Arkansas river had been taken by the Federals, the headquarters of the Trans-Mississippi department was moved to southern Arkansas. Shortly thereafter General Holmes was superseded in its command by Lieut.-Gen. E. Kirby Smith, who fixed his headquarters at Shreveport, on Red river, in L
under an act of Congress for the use of the army, and wagons were used continually for their transportation to different places where the soldiers were in service. In addition, wagons under private control were constantly running from Texas to Arkansas and to Louisiana loaded with clothing, hats and shoes, contributed by families for their relatives in the army in those States. Indeed, by this patriotic method the greater part of the Texas troops in those States were supplied with clothing ofafterward paid the State $50,000 for it. Under the act of the legislature appropriating $50, 0000 for a hospital fund, placed under the control of the governor, he gave large amounts to physicians, with directions to visit our Texas troops in Arkansas, Mississippi, Tennessee, Kentucky and Virginia, and when practicable to establish hospitals for the care of Texas troops that were sick or wounded. A hospital was established in Virginia and another in Mississippi. Governor Lubbock manifested a
he battles of Shiloh, Vicksburg and Chickamauga Texas troops in Louisiana and Arkansas engagements at Camp Bisland, Berwick's bay, Fordoche, Bayou Bourbeaux, Mansfis-Mississippi department. The services of the Texas troops in Louisiana and Arkansas in the years 1863 and 1864 were as follows: Early in the spring of 1863 Sib April, 1864, giving time for a large number of Texas troops, and Missouri and Arkansas troops under General Price, to come in haste to their assistance. On the day at Pleasant Hill, took Walker's division of Texas infantry on a march to southern Arkansas to join Price's cavalry in meeting General Steele, who with a Federal forach him. As from previous arrangements it was expected that General Fagan with Arkansas cavalry had got in Steele's rear, and would impede or prevent his crossing the These great battles left the extensive territory of west- ern Louisiana, southern Arkansas, the Indian Territory and all Texas, except a narrow strip on the Rio Gra
Chapter 15: Texas troops in Arkansas and Louisiana move southward changes and promotions no more battles Camp Grice-news of the surrender of Gen. R. E. Lee Generals Kirby Smith, Magrudtry and returned to France. In the meantime General Magruder had been assigned to duty in southern Arkansas, with the view of keeping the Federals pressed back to the Arkansas river, which was held oming soldiers. They had protected Texas from the invasion of the enemy, and when they went to Arkansas, Louisiana and other States in the Confederate service, they were still protecting Texas. Therrom discharges on account of sickness. Those who were in service in the far moister climate of Arkansas, east and northeast of Little Rock, in less than a year lost by death and by discharges from sixas troops in the numerous battles in which they were engaged in Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas, Missouri, Kentucky, Tennessee and Virginia, the large number of promotions for meritorious con
vere trial of their fortitude. He says: The troops of my command, both officers and men, behaved with the greatest bravery, coolness and selfposses-sion during the whole engagement. They advanced with a steady step, under heavy fire of shell, canister and musketry, to their position and held it with firmness and unwavering fortitude throughout the fight. Texans vied with each other to prove themselves worthy of the fame won by their brothers on other fields, and the little handful of Arkansas troops showed themselves worthy to have their names enrolled among the noblest, bravest and best of their State. It is scarcely possible for them to exhibit higher evidences of courage, patriotism and pride on any other field. They were not permitted to advance and would not retire, but as brave men and good soldiers they obeyed the orders of their general and held the field. Lieutenant-Colonel Anderson, Lieutenant-Colonel Hutchinson and Major Taylor remained constantly in the line, hand
pecially the case in Louisiana, Texas and western Arkansas. James E. Harrison, of Texas, was one of ed in the fierce battle of Pea Ridge, in northern Arkansas. Colonel Greer, again commanding the briLittle Rock. Six Texas brigades were put into Arkansas, and he was for a time in command of a divisi was ordered to report to General Hindman, in Arkansas, he marched at the head of one of the finest Hindman, at that time commanding the army in Arkansas, spoke of this regiment as a well-armed and fon of Texans and four unattached companies of Arkansas troops, under P. H. Wheat, assisted by severaen Hindman first took charge of operations in Arkansas there was great demoralization among troops al 30, 1864, at the crossing of the Sabine, in Arkansas. In him Texas and the South lost a gallant dce, who was opposing the advance of Steele in Arkansas. Waul led his brigade in this campaign, and some of the flower of the youth of Texas and Arkansas who, filled with enthusiastic devotion, haste[8 more...]