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 3, Correspondence, etc. Page: 943
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CHAP. LTII.] CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-CONFEDERATE.
expected. -But few men left in Fort Smith. Everybody down there
says that they are gathering cattle and ponies to drive to Kansas. Is
there no way to turn some force from Arkansas on Fort Smith while
we cut off communication with Gibson and above ?
D. H. COOPER,
GENERAL ORDERS, I HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF MISSOURI,
Camp No. 20, at Pocahontas, Ark.,
No. 8. September 18, 1864.
The Army of Missouri is organized as follows:
I. Fagan's division, commanded by Maj. Gen. J. F. Fagan, to consist
of Brig. Gen. William L. Cabell's brigade, Colonel Slemons' brigade, :\
Colonel McCray's brigade, Colonel Dobbin's brigade, and Colonels
Lyles' and Rogan's commands, and Captain Anderson's battalion.
II. Marmaduke's division, commanded by Maj. Gen. J. S. Marmaduke,
to consist of Brig. Gen. John B. Clark, jr.'s, brigade, Colonel Freeman's
brigade, Colonel Kitchen's regiment, and Lieut. Col. R. C. Wood's bat-
III. Shelby's division, commanded by Brig. Gen. J. O. Shelby, to con-
sist of Colonel Shanks' brigade, Colonel Jackman's brigade, and Colonel
IV. Major-General Fagan, with his command, will march to Freder-
icktown by Martinsburg, Reeves' Station, and Greenville.
V. Major-General Marmaduke, with his command, will march to the
vicinity of Fredericktown to the right of the route designated in para-
graph IV, varying from it from ten to thirty miles, or as nearly within
these limits as may be practicable on account of the roads and forage.
VI. Brig. Gen. Joseph O. Shelby, with his command, will march to
the vicinity of Fredericktown to the left of the route designated in
paragraph IV, varying from it from ten to twenty miles, or as nearly
as may be practicable, on account of the roads and forage.
VII. The major-general commanding the army will march with the
center column, and the division commanders will report to the army
headquarters at least once a day, and oftener if necessary. The center
column will march as nearly as practicable eighteen miles per day.
VIII. The major-general commanding trusts that the division com-
manders will carry out all orders against straggling and plundering.
IX. All property captured from the enemy to be issued under direc-
tions of the division commanders, full reports of the same to be made
to army headquarters. Prisoners captured will be immediately re-
ported and held subject to orders from these headquarters.
By command of Maj. Gen. Sterling Price:
L. A. MACLEAN,
Lieutenant- Colonel and Assistant Adjutant- General.
GENERAL ORDERS, HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF MISSOURI,
No. 9. Camp No. 20, September 18, 1864.
The following officers of the staff corps are assigned to duty with the
commands commanded by Brig. Gen. Joseph O. Shelby, subject to the
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