War of the Rebellion: Serial 032 Page 0178 MO., ARK., KANS., IND. T., AND DEPT. N. W. Chapter XXXIV.

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DECEMBER 31, 1862 - JANUARY 25, 1863. - Marmaduke's expedition into Missouri.

SUMMARY OF THE PRINCIPAL EVENTS.

December 31, 1862. - Marmaduke's command moves from Lewisburg, Ark.

Jan. 2, 1863. - Skirmish at White Spring, Boston Mountains, Ark.

6, 1863. - Skirmish at Fort Lawrence, Beaver Station, Mo.

7, 1863. - Ozark, Mo., captured by Confederate forces.

8, 1863. - Engagement at Springfield, Mo.

9, 1863. - Garrison at Hartville, Mo., surrendered to Confederate forces.

11, 1863. - Engagement at Hartville, Mo.

25, 1863. - Marmaduke's command reaches Batesville, Ark.

REPORTS.

Numbers 1. - Major General Samuel R. Curtis, U. S. Army, commanding Department of the Missouri, of engagement at Springfield, Mo.

Numbers 2. - Brigadier General Egbert B. Brown, U. S. Army, of engagement at Springfield, Mo.

Numbers 3. - Brigadier General Colly B. Holland, Missouri Militia, of engagement at Springfield, Mo.

Numbers 4. - Colonel Benjamin Crabb, Nineteenth Iowa Infantry, of engagement at Spring field, Mo.

Numbers 5. - Brigadier General Fitz Henry Warren, U. S. Army, of engagement at Hartville, Mo.

Numbers 6. - Lieutenant Colonel Cornelius W. Dunlap, Twenty-first Iowa Infantry, of engagement at Hartville, Mo.

Numbers 7. - Captain Milton Burch, Fourteenth Missouri State Militia Cavalry, of skirmish at Fort Lawrence, Beaver Station, Mo.

Numbers 8. - Brigadier General John S. Marmaduke, C. S. Army, commanding expedition.

Numbers 9. - Return of Casualties in Marmaduke's command.

Numbers 10.- Colonel Joseph O. Shelby, Missouri Cavalry (Confederate), commanding brigade.

Numbers 11.- Colonel J. C. Porter, Missouri Cavalry (Confederate), commanding brigade.

Numbers 12.- Major G. W. C. Bennett, MacDonald's Missouri Cavalry (Confederate).

Numbers 1. Reports of Major General Samuel R. Curtis, U. S. Army, commanding Department of the Missouri, of engagement at Springfield, Mo.

SAINT LOUIS, MO., January 8, 1863.

Rebels came to outskirts of Springfield at 1 o'clock, and immediately began shelling the town with two cannon. Our troops responded from fort. Nothing decisive. Have directed General [E. B.] Brown to hold out as long as possible. At last accounts the Army of the Frontier was moving east, to cover Springfield.

SAML. R. CURTIS,

Major-General.

Major General H. W. HALLECK,

General-in-Chief.

SAINT LOUIS, MO., January 8, 1863.

Fight closed at dark. We hold all the forts. Enemy occupy southwest corner of town. General Brown wounded in shoulder. Marma