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king my left flank, which I considered the weakest point (the south end of his line). The attack was not resumed, however. . . . My whole force numbered . . . 4,129. [Total loss, 239.] Except by those who suffered from it immediately, through losses and bereavements never to be forgotten, the attack on Helena soon passed out of mind. There were contemporaneous and more significant events that absorbed the public attention. On the same day Vicksburg capitulated, and four days later Port Hudson fell. On the day before, Lee's invasion of Pennsylvania had terminated adversely in his decisive defeat at Gettysburg. Before this momentous July 3d and 4th, the sympathy of the French and English was approaching the point of intervention in favor of the South. Napoleon III was actively advocating it. Gladstone, the grand old man, openly eulogized the Confederates. His touching reference to that heroic people, struggling for independence, is yet remembered against him in Wall street
cipating the reports of these generals of their own affairs. Herron, now put in command of the army of the Frontier, protested against serving under Schofield, and was informed by Stanton that if he should tender his resignation it would be accepted. After recovering from a dangerous illness at Springfield, Mo., he was sent to assist in the attack on Vicksburg. General Schofield, in a statement of his operations from May 24 to December 10, 1863, says that the capture of Vicksburg and Port Hudson permitted the return to him of the troops he had sent to Grant to aid in these achievements, and opened the way for active operations in Arkansas. From Grant he received (including the troops already at Helena) a force of about 8,000 infantry and five batteries, to form, with troops to be sent from Missouri, an expedition against the enemy in Arkansas. Maj.-Gen. Frederick Steele was sent to command this force. At the same time, the cavalry division under Brigadier-General Davidson, at
son, Miss. It was ordered to the relief of Port Hudson, where it endured the siege of forty-eight ch captured General Dow. After the fall of Port Hudson the greater part of the regiment remained in was killed by a shell on the ramparts of Port Hudson during the siege of that place. The Twelftiment was called into the fortifications of Port Hudson, when attacked by the army and navy of the s much as any in the service. It went into Port Hudson with 484 men, and came out with only 92. and sent with other Arkansas regiments to Port Hudson, La., and with the Eleventh, Colonel Logan; tholidated regiment. It endured the siege of Port Hudson, upon the fall of which, July 9, 1863, the eforth led the regiment. It was ordered to Port Hudson and went through the siege of forty-eight dntinued as commander until the surrender of Port Hudson. Its officers were sent to Rock Island andn October, 1862. After the capitulation of Port Hudson the men who were paroled and exchanged went[7 more...]
Chapter 12: Arkansas brigades east of the Mississippi battle of Shiloh Richmond and Perryville Murfreesboro Iuka and Corinth Vicksburg and Port Hudson Chickamauga Missionary Ridge Ringgold Gap the Atlanta campaign Franklin and the death of Cleburne. General Albert Sidney Johnston, on the 10th of Septemberebert's brigade, Capt. Francis McNally's battery was unattached, the batteries of Capts; J. A. Owens and J. C. Thrall were with General Ruggles' command. At Port Hudson, La., was the Arkansas brigade of Gen. W. N. R. Beall, composed of the Eleventh regiment, Col. John L. Logan; Twelfth, Col. T. J. Reid, Jr.; Fourteenth, Col. F. Pl Dockery commanded the brigade, which was surrendered with Pemberton's army, July 4, 1863. The fate of Green's brigade was soon shared by Beall's brigade at Port Hudson, which was surrendered on July 8th. The loss of the brigade during the siege, up to June 1st, was 68 killed and 194 wounded. On June 26th, 30 men of the Sixtee
received the same rank in the Confederate States army. He served in Arkansas under General Van Dorn, who, on the 17th of March, 1862, recommended that he be commissioned colonel. On the 11th of April this request was more than granted, for Captain Beall was commissioned a brigadier-general in the army of the Confederate States, and on the 23d of the same month was assigned by General Beauregard to the command of the cavalry of the army at Corinth. On September 25th he was in command at Port Hudson, and though Gen. Frank Gardner subsequently assumed chief command, General Beall and his brigade continued to be important factors in the gallant defense of the post until its surrender. His brigade included the Tenth, Twelfth, Fifteenth, Sixteenth and Twenty-third Arkansas regiments, and First Arkansas battalion, as well as several Mississippi and Alabama regiments, and Louisiana artillery. His Arkansas troops lost 225 in killed, wounded and missing during the long siege, which was on