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Doc. 130.-General Steele's expedition. Little Rock Democrat account. little Rock, May 3, 1864. we have, heretofore, given such accounts as reached us o
General Steele, from the day he left here.
The advanced-guard moved from Little Rock on the twenty-third of March, on the military road.
On the twenty-fourth, t t of the twenty-sixth, the whole command crossed the Ouachita, and moved for Little Rock, by way of Princeton and Jenkins's Ferry, on the Saline, which point was rea ing up the river to where it could be forded, in order to cross and threaten Little Rock.
A cavalry force was sent to intercept Fagan.
About noon of that day it co d weather prevented marching, General Steele decided to send General Carr to Little Rock to watch Fagan, as he felt confident of again whipping Price and Smith, shou
As the Red River expedition had been delayed, if not broken up, a return to Little Rock was the only alternative.
The command has marched over three hundred mile