War of the Rebellion: Serial 008 Page 0076 OPERATIONS IN MO., ARK., KANS., AND IND. T. Chapter XVIII.

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I learn from a reliable source, since writing the above, that there are 400 rebels in Stockton and 150 at White Haw, both places in Cedar County, Missouri; also 100 at King's Point and 90 near Millville, in a fort, in Dade County, Missouri. All those parties are committing depredations and swearing vengeance against the Union men.

I am, very respectfully, general, your most obedient servant,


Colonel Sixth Missouri Cavalry.

Brigadier General SAMUEL R. CURTIS, Commanding, &c.

FEBRUARY 28-APRIL 8, 1862.-Operations at New Madrid, Mo., and Island Numbers 10, and descent upon Union City, Tenn.


Feb. 28.-Union forces advance from Commerce upon New Madrid, Mo.

1.-Skirmish near Sikeston, Mo.

2.-Skirmish near New Madrid, Mo.

3-14.-Siege and capture of New Madrid, Mo.

7.-Engagement at Point Pleasant, Mo.

15.-April 7.-Siege and capture of Island Numbers 10.

17.-Action at Riddle's Point, Mo.

18.-Engagement at Point Pleasant, Mo.

23.-Expedition from Point Pleasant to Little River, Mo.

30-31.-Descent upon Union City, Tenn.

31.-Brigadier General William W. Mackall, C. S. Army, supersedes Major General John P. McCown in command at Madrid Bend.

8.-Garrison of Island, Numbers 10 surrendered at Timptonville, Tenn.


Numbers 1.-Major General John Pope, U. S. Army, commanding the Army of the Mississippi.

Numbers 2.-Statement of the organization and return of casualties in the Army of the Mississippi during the operations against New Madrid.

Numbers 3.-Surg. O. W. Nixon, U. S. Army, Medical Director.

Numbers 4.-Strength and organization of the Army of the Mississippi, operating against Island, Numbers 10, March 31, 1862.

Numbers 5.-Captain Joseph A. Mower, First United States Infantry, commanding siege train.

Numbers 6.-Major Warren L. Lothrop, First Missouri Light Artillery.

Numbers 7.-Brigadier General David S. Stanley, U. S. Army, commanding First Division.

Numbers 8.-Colonel John Goresbeck, Thirty-ninth Ohio Infantry, commanding First Brigade.

Numbers 9.-Colonel J. L. Kirby Smith, Forty-third Ohio Infantry, commanding Second Brigade.

Numbers 10.-Colonel John W. Sprague, Sixty-third Ohio Infantry.

Numbers 11.-Brigadier General Schuyler Hamilton, U. S. Army, commanding Second Division.

Numbers 12.-Colonel William H. Worthignton, Fifth Iowa Infantry, commanding First Brigade.

Numbers 13.-Major William S. Robertson, Fifth Iowa Infantry.

Numbers 14.-Colonel Nicholas Perczel, Tenth Iowa Infantry, commanding Second Brigade.

Numbers 15.-Brigadier General E. A. Paine, U. S. Army, commanding Fourth Division.

Numbers 16.-Colonel James D. Morgan, Tenth Illinois Infantry, commanding First Brigade.

Numbers 17.-Colonel Gilbert W. Cumming, Fifty-first Illinois Infantry, commanding Second Brigade.

Numbers 18.-Brigadier General Joseph B. Plummer, U. S. Army, commanding Fifth Division.

Numbers 19. Colonel Napoleon B. Buford, Twenty-seventh Illinois.