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Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Chapter XXII: Operations in Kentucky, Tennessee, North Mississippi, North Alabama, and Southwest Virginia. March 4-June 10, 1862., Part II: Correspondence, Orders, and Returns. (ed. Lieut. Col. Robert N. Scott) 152 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) 94 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 19. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 90 0 Browse Search
Colonel Charles E. Hooker, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.2, Mississippi (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 86 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2. 76 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 2. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 70 0 Browse Search
Edward Alfred Pollard, The lost cause; a new Southern history of the War of the Confederates ... Drawn from official sources and approved by the most distinguished Confederate leaders. 62 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1. 60 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 58 0 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 2: Two Years of Grim War. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 56 0 Browse Search
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Browsing named entities in Col. John C. Moore, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 9.2, Missouri (ed. Clement Anselm Evans). You can also browse the collection for Earl Van Dorn or search for Earl Van Dorn in all documents.

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lloch and McIntosh killed Van Dorn Retreats Van Dorn's opinion of the Missourians the army of theattacking the enemy. Price's views impressed Van Dorn favorably, and he started at once for the sce body under Curtis being at Elkhorn Tavern. Van Dorn's design was to throw his force, by a rapid mgel did. But Sigel was too fast for him. When Van Dorn's column debouched from the mountains, three e damage and captured a number of prisoners. Van Dorn pushed on in pursuit, but before night Sigel erals were concentrated at Elkhorn Tavern. Van Dorn moved up to within almost cannon range of thedsoe, Guibor, Wade, MacDonald and Clark. General Van Dorn made his headquarters on the night of the In view of this condition of affairs, General Van Dorn determined to withdraw. General Price wat taken by the Missourians in the battle, General Van Dorn said, in a communication to the governmenor cease to expose his life to danger. General Van Dorn retreated across the Boston mountains and
agg their left wing, and hold them until Generals Van Dorn and Price could move around their left ar the Federal commander too timid, for before Van Dorn and Price, who had to cross a heavy swamp, goe his own force up and join Bragg. Price and Van Dorn each commanded a corps of two divisions. Thei, and were independent of each other, though Van Dorn was the ranking officer. Their combined forc to about 25,000 infantry and 3,000 cavalry. Van Dorn proposed that they combine their forces and dmined to comply with it. The movement to join Van Dorn at Ripley was to have begun at daylight next en it moved to Ripley to form a junction with Van Dorn's forces. General Price was now at liberty to co-operate with Van Dorn in an attack on Corinth. But his force, since the proposition was origin 10,000 infantry, 2,000 cavalry and 42 guns. Van Dorn's strength was about 6,800—6,000 infantry andhe town, Price's command holding the left and Van Dorn's the right. The line of battle when formed [6 more...]
raise a regiment battle of Lone Jack three regiments organized at Newtonia a brigade formed with Shelby commanding the fight at Newtonia Hindman Superseded Holmes orders troops out of Missouri the desperate fight at Cane Hill When Generals Van Dorn and Price, under orders from Richmond, moved their troops east of the river to reinforce General Beauregard at Corinth, they left the Trans-Mississippi department stripped of soldiers and at the mercy of the Federals. Not only were the orgey belonged. The States, as well as the troops, took a broader view of the situation. The men were willing to serve where their services were most needed, and the State authorities and the people endorsed them in so doing. Consequently, after Van Dorn and Price left with their commands, there was for some months a steady stream of organized and unorganized regiments and companies moving across the river and falling into line wherever ordered. Nothing but imbecility prevented the Federals,