The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union And Confederate Armies. Series 1, Volume 22, In Two Parts. Part 1, Reports. Page: 427
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CHai. XXXIV.] ATTACK ON HELENA, ARK. 427
The officers of my staff--Maj. B. F. Fall, brigade commissary; Mr.
James H. Tucker, volunteer aid-de-camp, and Mr. J. W. Pauk, acting
inspector-general--are all entitled to my thanks for the assistance ren-
dered me during the engagement.
The aggregate force engaged against Fort Hindman and the defenses
in front of it, 1,339.
I have, major, the honor to be, with much respect, your obedient
JAS. F. FAGAN,
Maj. W. B. BLAIR,
Actg. Asst. Adjt. Gen., Hdqrs. District of Arkansas, dc.
P. S.-A correct list of the casualties in the brigade will be rendered
in three or four days.
HEADQUARTERS SECOND BRIGADE,
Camp near White River, July 15, 1863.
MAJOR: The following is a correct list of casualties of the different
regiments in this brigade in the engagement at Helena on the 4th in-
Killed. Wounded. Missing.
Brooks' regiment.... .............................. .. . .... 1 ....... 1
Hawthorn's regiment ............................. ...... 2 15 3 50 61 137
Bell's regiment.. ............ ................... ...... 14 1 16 24 167 222
King's regiment.. ..... .. ..... ...... ..... ...... . ........... 16 6 38 ..... 15 75
Total............. ... ....................... 2 45 10 5 80 243 485
The above is a correct list as reported by regimental commanders. It
is respectfully submitted as a portion of the report of the part taken by
this (Second) brigade in the engagement of the 4th instant, which report
was forwarded to district headquarters a day or so ago.
I am, major, with much respect, &c.,
JAS. F. FAGAN,
Maj. W. B. BLAIR,
Actg. Asst. Adjt. Gen., Hdqrs. District of Arkansas.
Report of Col. A. T. Hawthorn, Arkansas Infantry.
CAMP NEAR BAYOU DE VIEW, July 9, 1863.
Smt: In obedience to orders from brigade headquarters, I have the
honor to submit the following report of the part my regiment took in
the action at Helena on the 4th instant:
At 11 p. m. on the night of the 3d, we left our encampment, 6 miles
from Helena, and marched to take up our position in front of the in
trenchments, my regiment being in the advance. The road over which
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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 22, In Two Parts. Part 1, Reports., book, 1888; Washington D.C.. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth154600/m1/430/?q=Helena: accessed December 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.