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: 644
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LOUISIANA AND THE TRANS-MISSISSIPPI.
September~ 20 (Camp No. 22).-Marched to Ponder's Mill, on Little
Black; passed several houses burnt; women and children around the
smoking ashes; the burning done by a portion of the Twelfth Missouri
(Federal),* commanded by Captain [Lieutenant] Pape, the same that
burnt Doniphan yesterday. This morning our men attacked them at
this point; killed a lieutenant and 3 men, wounded 4, and took 6 pris-
oners. Our loss 2 killed and 5 wounded. We captured several horses
and small-arms; distance, twenty miles. *
Septembei 21 (Vamp No. 23).-Marched to Cane Creek; forage abun-
dant; heard from Marmaduke; forty-two miles on march last night;
found a Federal who had. crawled from the fight of yesterday to a house
on roadside; distance, twelve miles.
September 22 (Camp No. 24).-Marched to Greenville, county seat of
Wayne County; deserted; only two families in the place. Two com-
panies of Federals passed through toward Ironton to-day. Shelby took
Patterson,,killing 14 and wounding several; took telegraph apparatus
also; distance, twenty-two miles,
September 23 (Camp No. 25).-Marched to Cedar Creek; roads rough;
distance, eighteen miles.
September 24 (Camp No. 26).-Reached Fredericktown; Shelby ahead
of us, Marmaduke behind; more killed by 14 than at first reported by
Shelby. Citizens generally Southern in sentiment; many coming to
greet us;' recruiting; distance, twenty miles.
September 25.-Still at Camp No. 26 waiting for Marmaduke to come
up. He encamped eight miles off.
September 26 (Camp No. 27).-On Saint Francis. Shelby went by
Farmington with a view of cutting the railroad. Fagan drove in the
Federal pickets at Arcadia and took position before the town for the
night; distance, twelve miles.
September 27 (Camp No. 28).-At Arcadia. This morning Fagan
drove the Federals from Arcadia, where they abandoned" a very strong
position. He also drove them through Ironton. They fell back on Fort
Davidson, in Pilot Knob' Fagan formed on the south and east. Mar-
maduke took possession of Shepherd's Mountain. Heavy skirmishing
all day and continued artillery firing by the enemy. About 2 p. m.
charge made on the fort, but the men were repulsed, but reformed by
brigade commanders, but too late to renew the charge that night.
Men placed in position and ammunition replenished; distance, eight
September 28 (Camp No. 29).-Enemy evacuated Pilot Knob last
night; found many stores of Government goods. (For number of guns,
&c., taken, see reports.) Twelve miles.
September 29 (Camp No. 30).-Passed through Caledonia and Potosi.
At the latter place General Shelby fought and captured - Federals.
The enemy, who left Pilot Knob under ' General Ewing, hearing of
Shelby being in front, moved off to the west. Marmaduke and Shelby
started in pursuit last night. General M. Jeff. Thompson arrived in
camp.. Rumors of Steele leaving Little Rock doubted; distance,
September 30 (Camp No. 31).-At Richwoodh. Lieutenant Christian
arrived with 150,000 caps and 'dispatches from General Magruder.
No news of enemy. Flag captured at this place. General Pagan sent
300 men to D)e Soto. General Cabell sent, with his brigade, to cut the
Pacific and Southwest Railroad east of Franklin; ten miles.
* It was the Third Missouri State Militia Cavalry.
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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/m1/661/?q=rogan: accessed November 14, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.