The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union And Confederate Armies. Series 1, Volume 41, In Four Parts. Part 1, Reports. Page: 643
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CrAP. LIII] PRICE S MISSOURI EXPEDITION. 643
September 1 (Camp No. 5).-Op Middle Fork of Saline River; Fagan
on right flank toward Benton; eighteen miles.
September 2 (Camp No. 6),-Road rough. Passed Goose Pond Moun-
tain; nineteen miles,
September 3 (Camp No, 7).-Road rocky and hilly; fifteen miles.
September 4 (Camp No. 8).-Marched fifteen miles to Dr. Hill's.
September 5 (Camp No. 9).-Cabell's brigade going over the mountain.
Heard that Brooks and tirman had passed from Danville to Darda-
nelle on the 3d. Weather warm and sultry. Joined by Fagan from
the rear; eighteen miles.
September 6 (Camp No. 10).-At Dardanelle. Scouting parties of Fed-
erals on north side of river this morning. Sent letter No. 11 to Col.
S. S. Anderson. Marmaduke's brigade and most of the train crossed
the Arkansas River; fourteen miles.
September 7 (Camp No. 11).-At Dover, having forded the Arkansas.
A Federal scout at Norristown this morning captured 6 horses from
our pickets; fourteen miles.
September 8 (Camp No. 12).-On Clinton road; Fagan moving on
Springfield'road; thirteen miles.
September 9 (Camp No. 13).-Road rough and rocky; forage scarce;
September 10 (,Camp No. 14).-On Little Red River, eight miles south-
east from Clinton. Companies of Federal jayhawkers disbanded on
approach of army; a few taken prisoners. Burbridge's regiment went
by Clinton. Letter sent to General Shelby by Captain Norman;
September 11 ( Camp No. 15).-Road through Big Bottom of Little Red
River. Whole country around infested with deserters from Confed-
erate army, 2 of whom were killed; 1 of ours wounded. Fagan within
eight miles, ahead; fourteen miles.
September 12 (Camp No. 16).-After marching twelve miles on direct
road to Batesville, diverged to the left over a road so mountainous -as
to be almost impracticable; struck the river at a point eighteen miles
above Batesville; considerable damage to train; total distance trav-
eled, thirty miles.
September 13 (Camp No. 17).-At Batesville. Forded the river one
mile above camp of yesterday; crossing good; marched along left bank
of the river; town completely deserted and destroyed. General Mar-
maduke and command, with ordnance train, marched by Powhatan
direct, marching up on the left traveled eighteen miles.
September 14 (Camp No. 18).-On Strawberry Creek. Returns and
reports received from General Shelby, thirty-two miles.
September 15 (Camp No. 19).-At Powhatan, another deserted village.
General Shelby with headquarters of his command at this point. Trav-
eled fourteen miles.
September 16. (Camp No. 20).-At Pocahontas, another deserted vil-
lage and ruined community. Jackman, McCray, and others reported.
Army reorganized, as per Orders, No. 8, on the 18th. Traveled eight-
September 19 (Camp No. 21).-At Indian Ford, 'on Current River.
To-day the army marched in three columns-Marmaduke on the right,
Shelby on left, with Fagan and the headquarters in the center. A
scout of Federals at 10 a. m. to-day burnt up Doniphan and retired;
t+o scouting parties sent in pursuit. Marched twenty-two miles and
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United States. War Department. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union And Confederate Armies. Series 1, Volume 41, In Four Parts. Part 1, Reports., book, 1893; Washington D.C.. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth145053/m1/660/?q=rogan: accessed January 16, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.