War of the Rebellion: Serial 032 Page 0253 Chapter XXXIV. MARMADUKE'S EXPEDITION INTO MISSOURI.

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General Sterling Price," which was declined. It has been said Price was coming up, but I doubt his being present. 11 a. m. firing just commenced.

SAML. R. CURTIS,

Major-General.

Major General H. W. HALLECK, General-in-Chief.

SAINT LOUIS, MO., April 27, 1863.

General Vandever came on the enemy's rear near Cape Girardeau last night, attached and routed him, taking a large number of prisoners, horses, arms, &c. The enemy retreat toward Bloomfield in great disorder, pursued by our victorious and combined forces of Generals vandever, and McNeil. I have telegraphed General Asboth at Columbus, asking him to strike a blow through New Madrid to prevent or embarrass their escape.

SAML. R. CURTIS,

Major-General.

Major General H. W. HALLECK, General-in -Chief.

SAINT LOUIS, MO.,

April 28, 1863-9 p. m.

Generals Vandever and McNeil united in pursuit of rebels. Yesterday firing was heard from 10 p. m. The rebels destroyed bridge after crossing White Water, and retreated pell-mell beyond. Bridge was being repaired for further pursuit. They move west from New Madrid to intercept retreat going farther. No further particulars.

SAML. R. CURTIS,

Major-General.

Major General H. W. HALLECK, General-in-Chief.

ADDENDA.

Return of Casualties in the Union forces operating against Marmaduke, April 17-May 2, 1863.

[Compiled from nominal lists of casualties, return, &c.]

Killed. Wounded, Captured or missing.

Command. Offi Enl Offi Enli Offi Enli Agg

cers ist cers sted cers sted reg

. ed . men. . men. ate

men .

.

37th Illinois*.. .... ... .... 1 .... ....

. 2

1st Iowa Cavalry... ... ... .... 6 .... ....

. 6

32nd Iowa... ... ... ... .... .... 1 1

.

1st Missouri State .... 1 ... .... ... .... 1

Militia...

2nd Missouri Light .... ... 1 ... ... .... 1

Artillery, Battery .

D...

3rd Missouri .... 2 3 10 ... 2 17

Cavalry...

3rd Missouri State .... 12 2 5 2 39 60

Militia Cavalry..

1st Nebraska... .... 2 ... 7 .... 1 10

1st Wisconsin .... 5 1 8 ... 8 22

Cavalry...

Total... 1 22 7 37 2 51 120

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* Lieutenant Joseph Eaton killed at Chalk Bluff, May 2.

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