War of the Rebellion: Serial 032 Page 0251 Chapter XXXIV. MARMADUKE'S EXPEDITION INTO MISSOURI.

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APRIL 17-MAY 2, 1863. -Marmaduke's Expedition into Missouri.

SUMMARY OF THE PRINCIPAL EVENTS.

April 20, 1863.- Skirmish at Patterson, Mo.

22, 1863.- Skirmish at Fredericktown, Mo.

24, 1863- Skirmish at Mill, or Middle, Creek Bridges, Mo.

26, 1863.- Action at Cape Girardeau, Mo.

Skirmish near Jackson, Mo.

27, 1863.- Skirmishes at Jackson and near White Water Bridge, Mo.

29, 1863.- Skirmish at Castor River, Mo.

30, 1863.- Skirmish at Bloomfield, Mo.

May 1 -2, 1863.- Skirmish at Chalk Bluff, Saint Francis River, Ark.

REPORTS.*

Numbers 1. - Major General Samuel R. Curtis, U. S. Army, commanding Department of the Missouri, of action at Cape Girardeau and pursuit of Marmaduke, with Return of Casualties.

Numbers 2. - Brigadier General John W. Davidson, U. S. Army, of skirmish at Patterson and Mill Creek.

Numbers 3. - Brigadier General John McNeil, U. S. Army, of action at Cape Girardeau and pursuit of Marmaduke.

Numbers 4. - Captain Charles P. Meissner, Second Missouri Light Artillery, of action at Cape Girardeau and pursuit of Marmaduke.

Numbers 5. - Major Joseph W. Caldwell, First Iowa Cavalry, Glover's brigade, of skirmish at Chalk Bluff.

Numbers 6. - Edwin Smart, Third Missouri State Militia Cavalry, of skirmish at Patterson.

Numbers 7. - Colonel Oscar H. La Grange, First Wisconsin Cavalry, commanding brigade, of engagement at Chalk Bluff, Mo.

Numbers 8. - Colonel R. R. Livingston, First Nebraska Infantry, of the pursuit of Marmaduke.

Numbers 9. - Lieutenant Colonel William Baumer, First Nebraska Infantry, of action at Cape Girardeau and pursuit of Marmaduke.

Numbers 10.- Lieutenant Colonel John F. Benjamin, Second Missouri State Militia Cavalry, of action at Gape Girardeau and pursuit of Marmaduke.

Numbers 11.- Brigadier General William Vandever, U. S. Army, commanding Second Division, Army of the Frontier, of the pursuit of Marmaduke.

Numbers 12.- Brigadier General Alexander Asboth, U. S. Army, commanding at Columbus, Ky., of co-operation with McNeil.

Numbers 13.- Brigadier General J. S. Marmaduke, C. S. Army, commanding expedition.

Numbers 14.- Colonel G. W. Thompson, Sixth Missouri Cavalry (Confederate), commanding Shelby's brigade.

Numbers 15.- Captain John M. Muse, First Missouri Infantry.

Numbers 16.- Colonel John Q. Burnbridge., Fourth Missouri Cavalry (Confederate), commanding brigade.

Numbers 17.- Lieutenant Colonel S. G. Kitchen, Missouri Cavalry Battalion (Confederate).

Numbers 18.- Colonel George W. Carter, Twenty-first Texas Cavalry, commanding brigade.

Numbers 19- Colonel Colton Greene, Third Missouri Cavalry (Confederate), commanding brigade.

Numbers 20.- Asst. Surg. S. S. Harris, Jeffers' Missouri regiment (Confederate).

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* See also communications from Buford, Curtis Davidson, Herron, Phelps, and Tyler, April 20-May 2, in " Correspondence, etc." Part II.

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