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Numbers 17.-Colonel Friend S. Rutherford, ninety-seventh Illinois Infantry.

Numbers 18.-Colonel John Warner, One hundred and eighth Illinois Infantry.

Numbers 19.-Lieutenant Colonel John Cowan, Nineteenth Kentucky Infantry.

Numbers 20.-Brigadier General Peter J. Osterhaus, U. S. Army, commanding Second Division.

Numbers 21.-Captain Jacob T. Foster, First Wisconsin Battery.

Numbers 22.-Colonel Lionel A. Sheldon, Forty-second Ohio Infantry, commanding First Brigade.

Numbers 23.-Colonel Daniel W. Lindsey, Twenty-second Kentucky Infantry, commanding Second Brigade.

Numbers 24.-Lieutenant Frank C. Wilson, Chicago Mercantile Battery.

Numbers 25.-Colonel John F. De Courcy, Sixteenth Ohio Infantry, commanding Third Brigade.

Numbers 26.-Major General William T. Sherman, U. S. Army, commanding Fifteenth Army Corps, with Itinerary of the Corps December 20, 1862-January 11, 1863.

Numbers 27.-Brigadier General Frank P. Blair, U. S. Army, commanding First Brigade, First Division.

Numbers 28.-Brigadier General Charles E. Hovey, U. S. Army, commanding Second Brigade.

Numbers 29.-Colonel George A. Stone, Twenty-fifth Iowa Infantry.

Numbers 30.-Colonel Charles R. Woods, Seventy-sixth Ohio Infantry.

Numbers 31.-Brigadier General John M. Thayer, U. S. Army, commanding Third Brigade.

Numbers 32.-Lieutenant Colonel W. M. G. Torrence, Thirtieth Iowa Infantry.

Numbers 33.-Brigadier General David Stuart, U. S. Army, commanding Second Division.

Numbers 34.-Captain Peter P. Wood, Battery A, First Illinois Light Artillery.

Numbers 35.-Colonel Giles A. Smith, Eighth Missouri Infantry, commanding First Brigade.

Numbers 36.-Colonel Thomas Kilby Smith, Fifty Smith, fifty-fourth Ohio Infantry, commanding Second Brigade.

Numbers 37.-Lieutenant Colonel Oscar Malmborg, Fifty-fifth Illinois Infantry.

Numbers 38.-Colonel Charles R. Ellet, commanding U. S. Ram Fleet.

Numbers 39.-Brigadier General Thomas J. Churchill, C. S. Army, commanding Lower Arkansas and White Rivers.

Numbers 40.-Colonel Robert R. Garland, Sixth Texas Infantry, with application for a Court of Inquiry.

Numbers 41.-Colonel James Deshler, C. S. Army, commanding Brigade.

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Reports of Major General John A. McClernand, U. S. Army, commanding expedition, of operations January 4-17, with congratulatory orders.


Post of Arkansas, January 11, 1863.

GENERAL: I have the honor to report that the forces under my command attacked the Post of Arkansas to-day at 1 o'clock p. m., at 4.30 o'clock, having stormed the enemy's works, took a large number of prisoners, variously estimated at from 7,000 to 10,000, together with all his stores, animals, and munitions of war.

Rear-Admiral David D. Porter, commanding the Mississippi Squadron, efficiently and brilliantly co-operated in accomplishing this complete success.

Your obedient servant,


Major-General, Commanding.

Major General U. S. GRANT,

Commanding Department of Tennessee.