The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union And Confederate Armies. Series 1, Volume 8. Page: 788
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OPERATIONS IN MO., ARK., KANS., AND IND. T. [CHAP. XVIII.
there until the field officers belonging to that station can rejoin it.
Please use every effort to procure accurate intelligence of the position
and movements of the enemy and to communicate promptly with this
office respecting them. Colonel Greer will furnish you with an escort
and the quartermaster with transportation and anything else you re-
quire for the proper execution of these orders.
I am, major, very respectfully, yours,
D. H. MAURY,
Organization of the First Division, Army of the West, Maj. Gen. Sterling
Price commanding, March 17, 1862.*
Col. HENRY LITTLE.
17th Arkansas, Colonel Rector.
21st Arkansas, Colonel McRae.
Col. Louis HuBERT.
4th Arkansas, Colonel McNair.
14th Arkansas, Colonel Mitchell.
16th Arkansas, Colonel Hill.
Brig. Gen. A. E. STEEN.
Brig. Gen. MARTIN E. GREEN.
Col. E. GREER.
Greer's (3d Texas) cavalry.
Brig. Gen. D. M. FROST.
Bledsoe's battery, 4 guns.
Good's battery, 6 guns.
Gorham's battery, 4 guns, iron.
Guibor's battery, 6 guns.
Hart's battery, 4 guns.
Kelly's battery, 5 guns, iron.
Kneisby's battery, 5 guns, iron.
Landis' battery, 4 howitzers.
Provence's battery, 6 guns.
Teel's battery, 4 guns.
POCAHONTAS, ARK., March 17, 1862.
Maj. Gen. EARL VAN DORN, C. S. A., in Camp :
GENERAL : I would be pleased to receive from you orders or instruc-
tions in regard to the organization of volunteers to the Confederate
service from my brigade of the Mo. S. G. We are now all in your divis-
ion, and have now about 1,000 enlisted, embracing infantry, cavalry,
and artillery. Although I have no legal command yet, these all recog-
nize me as their leader, and the majority of them are in active service,
although many of the companies are not full and have had no election
* As announced in Special Orders, No. 24, of this date, from headquarters Trans-
t To be organized by General Price.
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