The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union And Confederate Armies. Series 1, Volume 13. Page: 978
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MO., ARK., KANS., IND. T., AND DEPT. N. W. [CHAP. XXV.
SPECIAL ORDERS, ADJT. AND INSPECTOR GENERAL'S OFFICE,
No. 234. ( Richmond, Va., November 22, 1861.
* * * * * * *
V1I. The Indian country west of Arkansas and north of Texas is con-
'stituted the Department of Indian Territory, and Brig. Gen. Albert Pike,
Provisional Army, is assigned to the command of the same. The troops
of this department will consist of the several Indian regiments raised
or yet to be raised within the limits of the department.
By command of the Secretary of War:
Assistant Adjutant- General.
HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS,
Little Rock, September 21, 1862.
Respectfully forwarded, with a copy of General Beauregard's order,
assigning me to the command of the Trans-Mississippi District. I had
mo knowledge of this order of the War Department. General Pike, who
now excepts, admitted my right to command him.
T. C. HINDMAN,
SPECIAL ORDERS, HDQRS. TRANS-MISSISSIPPI DEPARTMENT,
No. 42. Little Rock, Ark., September 30, 1862.
I. Special Orders, No. 39, from these headquarters, is hereby suspended
so far as the same relates to relieving Major-General Hindman from
ownmand of the District of Arkansas, and Brigadier-(eneral Roane of
the command of the troops at Pine Bluff, including Garland's brigade.
II. Brigadier-General Roane will immediately proceed with his com-
anand toward Clarendon, and take post on the highlands near that place.
III. Brigadier-General McCulloch, with his entire infantry force, Halde-
nan's and Edgar's batteries, and the cavalry of his division, will move
immediately to DevalPl's Bluff, take post near that place, and report by
telegraph to Major-General Hindman for further instructions.
IV. Brigadier-General Nelson, with his entire infantry force and
Daniel's battery, will proceed immediately to Clarendon, and report to
V. Colonel McRae, with his entire infantry force and Woodruff's bat-
tery, will proceed immediately to Des Arc, and take post near that place.
Me will assume command of Pratt's battery, and report to Major-Gen-
*eral Hindman for further instructions.
VI. Colonel Parsons' cavalry brigade is placed under the orders of
By order of Maj. Gen. T. H. Holmes:
S. S. ANDERSON,
Lieutenant- Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.
Camp Marmaduke, October 27, 1862.
general JOHN S. MARMADUKE:]
GENERAL: I have the honor to inclose the following statement as
regards the organization of this brigade; its present condition, as well
as when organized:
I started from Little Rock about the 25th of July; joined my company
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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 13., book, 1885; Washington D.C.. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth154621/m1/986/?q=Woodruff: accessed November 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.