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. Captain Alexander was killed at the head of his company. At the same time fell Lieutenants Dawson, Chambers and Johnson; Captains Ramsaur and Porter, and Lieutenants King, Adams, Hardesty and McIver, severely wounded. Captains Pearson and Gibbs and Lieutenants Saddler, Wair and Head were slightly wounded. I lost in the engagtherspoon, Parker, Gambel and Flanagin, all deserve great credit for the manner in which they led their companies. The regiment lost 10 killed and 44 wounded. Captain King was wounded. Orderly-Sergeant Spencer was conspicuous for his gallantry. He was wounded while leading on his men. Col. John R. Gratiot, commanding the Th. Major Ward behaved with great gallantry; also, Captain Sparks and his company; Captain Hart and his company; Captain Brown up to the time of his death, and Lieutenant King, afterward in command of the company; Captain Bell, up to the time of his death. These companies bore the heat of the action and distinguished themselves by
e to the rules of civilized warfare than the Indian savages enlisted by Blunt and Herron under Canby. Meanwhile the command of General Van Dorn had been moved east of the Mississippi, by order of General Johnston. The Arkansas troops reported by Van Dorn in his organization, at Memphis, Tenn., April 29, 1862, of the Army of the West, were as follows: In Gen. Samuel Jones' division: First brigade, Brig.-Gen. A. Rust—Eighteenth Arkansas, Col. D. W. Carroll; Twenty-second Arkansas, Col. George King; Colonel Smead's Arkansas regiment; Bat. Jones Arkansas battalion; McCarver's Arkansas battalion. Second brigade, Brig.-Gen. Dabney H. Maury—Twenty-first Arkansas, Col. D. McRae; Adams' Arkansas battalion; and Garland's and Moore's Texas cavalry. Third brigade, Brig.-Gen. J. S. Roane—Third Arkansas cavalry, dismounted, Col. Solon Borland; Brooks' Arkansas battalion: Williamson's Arkansas battalion; Arkansas battery, Capt. J. J. Gaines, and Stone's and Sims' Texas regiments. In Gen. S<
ts in the direction of Pine Bluff, Little Rock and Hot Springs. While the army was near Arkadelphia, General Cabell obtained leave of absence, and the command of his brigade devolved upon Col. J. C. Monroe. Major Harrell was ordered to Carroll county, Ark., the Missouri border, and, making day-and-night marches, he forded the Arkansas at Ozark early in October. Encountering a small force of Federals, he routed them and proceeded up the Mulberry to the head of the Buffalo, crossing over to King's river in Madison county. There he formed a junction with a considerable force of Confederate cavalry under Col. W. H. Brooks, who had obtained a transfer from his infantry brigade in Fagan's division, with authority to raise a cavalry brigade in Washington and adjoining counties. Two companies being added (Peel's and Ingraham's) to Harrell's battalion, a reorganization was ordered by Colonel Brooks, at which Major Harrell was elected lieutenant-colonel of the battalion. He was ordered to
behaved with the greatest coolness and the greatest gallantry. It would be doing wrong to particularize when every one did so nobly. I must mention, however, the gallant conduct of Colonels Monroe, Gordon, Trader, and Morgan; also Majors [lieutenantcol-onel] Harrell, Reiff, Arrington and Portis, and Lieutenant-Colonels O'Neil, Fayth and Bull, of Cabell's brigade, Colonel Crawford, commanding brigade, acted with the greatest gallantry. My staff officers—Major Duffy, inspector-general; Captain King, assistant adjutantgen-eral; Surg. John H. Carroll; Lieut. W. J. Tyus, acting assistant adjutant-general, Lieutenants Carlton and Inks, aids-de-camp, and Captain Ballos, quartermaster—and Captain Hughey, with his officers and men, deserve especial mention for gallantry. The Ouachita river, from Camden down, is like an estuary from the sea. The largest steamboats from New Orleans ply to Camden. With the jetties at the mouth of the Mississippi, it is as accessible as New Orleans. The
worthy; K, Captain Herndon. The regiment participated in the battle of Elkhorn Tavern, and the defense of Arkansas Post, where it surrendered to Sherman, and was subsequently exchanged at City Point, Va., in May following. It was consolidated with Portlock's regiment, and Adjt. A. H. Hutchison was elected colonel. With the army of Tennessee it went through the Georgia campaign. The Twentieth Arkansas infantry was organized at Little Rock, August, 1861, with the following officers: Col. George King, Lieut.-Col. Alf Carrigan, Maj. James H. Fletcher. Upon reorganization for the Confederate service, there were chosen Col. Henry P. Johnson, Lieut.-Col. James H. Fletcher and Maj. Daniel W. Jones. Colonel Johnson was killed at the battle of Corinth, and Lieutenant-Colonel Fletcher became colonel, but resigned on account of disability, when Maj. Daniel W. Jones was promoted to colonel, and Captain Robertson succeeded him as major of the regiment. Major Robertson was killed in the battl
on Dardanelle hospital. Isaac Folsom, Wittsburg, Ark., assistant surgeon Little Rock hospital. David A. Jordan, Clear Lake, assistant surgeon Woodruff's Arkansas battery. George W. Newman, Helena, assistant surgeon (resigned). Alexander M. Headley, Grand Glaize, Ark., surgeon Pleasants' Arkansas infantry. Alfred L. Trigg, Little Rock, assistant surgeon Little Rock hospital. John F. McGregor, Pine Bluff, Ark., surgeon Flournoy's Texas infantry. William L. Killian, Charleston, Ark., assistant surgeon King's Arkansas infantry. John R. Conway, Little Rock, surgeon Little Rock hospital. Charles Wheeler, Station Creek, Tex., assistant surgeon (died in service). Elisha Trottman, Searcy, Ark., surgeon McRae's Arkansas infantry. James H. Swindells, Lancaster, Tex., surgeon Gause's Arkansas infantry. William P. Head, Kentuckytown, Tex., surgeon Fitzhugh's Texas infantry. Joseph F. Reid, Centre Point, Ark., surgeon Dawson's Arkansas infantry (resigned). John Jobe, Richmond, Ark., assistant su
a company at the beginning of the Confederate war, being chosen captain of his company, and on regimental organization elected colonel of the First Arkansas Confederate infantry. His subsequent achievements gave him high rank and an honorable name in that eventful struggle. On September 12, 1862, Colonel Fagan was promoted to brigadier-general in the provisional army of the Confederate States. He commanded a brigade composed of the Arkansas regiments of Colonels Brooks, Hawthorn, Bell and King, in the siege of Helena, in all 1,339 men, and lost 435 in the determined assaults of his command on Hindman's hill. His gallantry in this bloody engagement was warmly commended by Gen. T. H. Holmes. General Fagan's command was operating in southern Arkansas during the Federal campaign against Shreveport in 1864, and after Banks' defeat at Mansfield and Pleasant Hill, General Fagan, in command of a cavalry division comprising the Arkansas brigades of W. L. Cabell, T. P. Dockery and W. A. Cr