War of the Rebellion: Serial 032 Page 0199 Chapter XXXIV. MARMADUKE'S EXPEDITION INTO MISSOURI.

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agement was gallant and excellent, and I earnestly recommend that the acting appointment of brigadier-general, under which he is now serving, may be at once confirmed. This is the more necessary as he is the only officer I have who is fitted for a large cavalry command.

Very respectfully,

TH. H. HOLMES,

Lieutenant-General.

Colonel R. C. NEWTON,

Chief of Staff, First Corps, Trans-Mississippi Department.

Numbers 9. Return of Casualties in Marmaduke's command, January 2 - 11, 1862.

Killed.

Command. Officers. Enlisted men. Total.

Shelby's brigade:

1st Regiment 1 2 3

Lieutenant- {

Colonel Gordon {2 ... 2

2nd Regiment 1 7 8

Lieutenant- {

Colonel Gilkey {... 3 3

3rd Regiment, ... 3 3

Colonel G. W.

{

Thompson {... ... ...

1st Battalion, {... 1 1

... ... ...

Major Elliott {... ... ...

Total* 4 16 20

Porter's brigade:

Burbridge's 1 ... 1

regiment

Greene's regiment 1 3 4

Jeffers' regiment ... 1 1

Total 2 4 6

MacDonald's {... 5 5

regiment {1 ... 1

Total 1 5 6

Grand total 7 25 32

Continuation: Wounded.

Command. Officers. Enlisted men. Total.

Shelby's brigade:

1st Regiment 7 34 41

Lieutenant- {

Colonel Gordon {4 27 31

2nd Regiment 4 24 28

Lieutenant- {

Colonel Gilkey {6 12 18

3rd Regiment, 1 11 12

Colonel G. W.

{

Thompson {1 6 7

1st Battalion, {... ... ...

... 1 1

Major Elliott {1 2 3

Total* 24 117 141

Porter's brigade:

Burbridge's 2 8 10

regiment

Greene's regiment 4 18 22

Jeffers' regiment 1 4 5

Total 7 30 37

MacDonald's {7 16 23

regiment {... ... ...

Total 7 16 23

Grand total 38 163 201

Continuation: Missing.

Command. Officers. Enlisted men. Total.

Shelby's brigade:

1st Regiment ... ... ...

Lieutenant- {

Colonel Gordon {... ... ...

2nd Regiment ... 3 3

Lieutenant- {

Colonel Gilkey {... 1 1

3rd Regiment, 1 5 6

Colonel G. W.

{

Thompson {1 1 2

1st Battalion, {... ... ...

... ... ...

Major Elliott {... ... ...

Total* 1 10 12

Porter's brigade:

Burbridge's ... ... ...

regiment

Greene's regiment ... ... ...

Jeffers' regiment ... ... ...

Total ... ... ...

MacDonald's {... 17 17

regiment {... ... ...

Total ... 17 17

Grand total 2 27 29

Continuation:

Command. Aggregate. Remarks.

Shelby's brigade:

1st Regiment 44 Springfield, January

Lieutenant- {3.

Colonel Gordon {33 Hartville, January

11.

2nd Regiment 39 Springfield.

Lieutenant- {

Colonel Gilkey {22 Hartville.

3rd Regiment, 21 Springfield.

Colonel G. W.

{

Thompson {9 Hartville.

1st Battalion, {1 White Spring,

January 2.

1 Springfield.

Major Elliott {3 Hartville.

Total* 173

Porter's brigade:

Burbridge's 11

regiment

Greene's regiment 26 Hartville.

Jeffers' regiment 6

Total 43

MacDonald's {45 Springfield.

regiment {1 Hartville.

Total 46

Grand total 262

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

HEADQUARTERS SHELBY'S CAVALRY BRIGADE,

Camp Carter, January 31, 1863.

GENERAL: On the last day of December, 1862, when the old year was dying in the lap of the new, and January had sent its moaning

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* The nominal list from which Shelby's casualties are compiled bears the following indorsement:

"The orderly sergeants were without their rolls, and their reports were made from memory and guess-work. Some others wounded and killed, but cannot get their names for the want of the rolls." - W. J. MCARTHUR, Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

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