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eemed to be utterly incapable of utilizing them.
During the expedition to Missouri, Maj.-Gen. J. B. Magruder had been assigned to the command of the district of Arkansas, and had made his headquarters at Washington.
Between him and Shelby there was from the first a strong affinity, which in the course of the winter resulted in objective point.
Gen. Kirby Smith practically endorsed the enterprise, and during the winter and early spring Shelby sent officers upon whom he could rely to North Arkansas and Missouri to have things in readiness by the time he came.
During the winter there were reports without number of movements on the part of the enemy; anthought of surrender.
His men stood by him, as they always had done and as they did to the last.
There were meetings of the governors of the states —Louisiana, Arkansas, Texas and Missouri—but the agreements they made and the resolutions they adopted were without practical effect.
There were meetings of the high military offic