The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union And Confederate Armies. Series 1, Volume 8. Page: 330
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OPERATIONS IN ,MO., ARK., KANS., AND IND. T. [CuIAP. X'71TI
federacy. McCulloch and McIntosh fell in the very front of the battle
and in the full tide of success. With them went down the confidence
and hope of their troops. No success can repair the loss of such leaders.
It is only left to us to mourn their untimely fall, emulate their heroic
courage, and avenge their death.
You have inflicted up)oln the enelmy a heavy blow, but we must pre-
pare at once to march against him again. All officers and men must
be diligent in perfecting themselves in knowledge of tactics and of
camp discipline. The regulations of the army upon this subject must
be rigidly enforced.
By order of Major-General Earl Van )ornl:
DABNEY H. MAURIY,
Assistant Adjutant- GeneriA
GENERAL ORDERS, HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE WEST,
No. 15. Priceville, July 17, 1St6e.
I. It having been satisfactorily proven to a court of inquiry, con-
vened for the purpose of investigating the conduct of certain men, for-
merly members of the artillery company known as Hart's Battery, at
the battle of Elkhorn, that those men were guilty of no misconduct on
the battle-field, it is hereby ordered that they, viz, Charles E. Steele,
M. M. Tice, W. D. Moore, John Kennedy, B. L. Allen, William Mas-
terson, N. B. Milton, and James Pitkins, be, and they are hereby, re-
lieved from the censure contained in General Orders, No. 10, dated
Headquarters Trans-Mississippi District, Van Buren, Ark., March 22.
1862, disbanding Hart's Battery Light Artillery "for shameful conduct
in the presence of the enemy."
II. The court of inquiry of which Captain Guibor is president is
By order of Major-General Price:
THOMAS L. SNEA)D,
MARCH 7, 1862.-Skirmish at Bob's Creek, Mo.
Report of Lieut. Col. Arnold Krekel, First Battalion Missouri (Cacairy.
Saint Charles, Mo., March 10, 1862..
SIR : On Thursday morning last I was advised that on Tuesday last
a number of strange men entered houses in the neighborhood of Flint
Hill, in Saint Charles County, and forcibly disarmed citizens. At 2
o'clock the same day one Jacobs called upon nme, and said he knew of a
secession camp near Chain of Rocks, and that the taking of guns was
done by persons from that camp. After satisfying myself of the good
faith of the deserter I ordered 120 men (cavalry), under Officers Wind-
mueller and Heyn, to proceed at 10 o'clock p. mn. to the camp, crossing
Cuivre River at 5 a. m., an(l attacking the camp at daybreak. The
officers and men proceeded as instructed, crossed the river at the hour
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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 8., book, 1883; Washington D.C.. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth154611/m1/336/?q=Hart: accessed August 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.