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i Turnbaugh and R. W. Knight; total, Captain King's company: Killed, 2—Lieut. J. V. Blackard and J. W. Lowell. Wounded, 9—J. N. Brown, J. H. Grace, James Farmer, James Polleet, Robert Manley, M. V. Hall, R. L. Mays, John Warren and J. W. Butts; total, 11. Captain Buchanan's company: Wounded, 5—Jacob Pyatt, T. Pyatt, William Crawford, William Evans and G. L. Washington. Captain Stuart's company: Killed, 2—Corp. M. West and Vaughan. Wounded, 9—Sergt. W. S. Vincent, Lewis Groff, William Coleman, F. T. Lowe, Richard Lawless, Corp. S. Montgomery, James King, Lieut. F. M. Sanger and J. M. Clem; total, 11. Captain Corcoran's company: Wounded, 4—Captain Corcoran, Lieutenant Donaho, Corporal Kirby and Private McCarty. McIntosh's regiment. Captain Gibson's company: Wounded, 2—S. J. Dibley and H. Barnhart. Captain Parker's company: Killed, 2—John B. Ford and J. L. Sweeden. Wounded, 6—P. O. Breedlove, W. L. Debeny, M. E. Cleveland, Thomas Falls, L. R. Hill and C
anufacturers to work the saltpeter caves on the south bank of White river, in north Arkansas, near Talbot's Ferry, guarded by a detachment from the command of Colonel Coleman. Curtis sent LieutenantCol-onel McCrillis from Forsyth, Mo., April 24th, to destroy the works. Notwithstanding their inferiority in numbers, the Confederatesville is the seat of Independence county, one of the oldest in the State, and an important center of northeast Arkansas. A small force of Confederates under Colonel Coleman retired across the river as the Federals entered the town, and greeted the enemy with a galling fire of musketry, until Curtis ordered out his artillery. Curtis, in his report, says he captured some hundred stands of arms and considerable contraband property. Coleman's men had another meeting with the enemy's cavalry at Cottonplant, May 14th, where his force was too small to make a decided stand; but on the 18th, west of the little town of Hardin, Mo., he captured wagons, trains, and
on irresistibly, McNair's brigade charged a hill near Dyer's house. About this time General McNair and Colonel Harper were wounded, the latter mortally, and Colonel Coleman took command. The battle here raged with great fury for three hours, for the possession of Snodgrass hill. About sunset a general forward movement of the whe Eighth, reported the capture of Loomis' battery. The regiment lost 14 killed, 92 wounded, 65 missing, out of 387. Losses of other regiments not reported. Colonel Coleman reported that his brigade (McNair's) captured 10 pieces of artillery and 2 stand of colors. The First rifles lost 106 out of 270; the Fourth, Thirty-first ant rifles, Col. Lee L. Ramsaur; Second rifles, Col. J. A. Williamson; Fourth regiment, Col. H. G. Bunn, Twenty-fifth and Thirty-fifth, Col. C. J. Turnbull, and Colonel Coleman's North Carolina regiment, for which the Ninth Arkansas, Col. I. L. Dunlop, was substituted May 25th. General Sherman, having collected an army of 100,000