War of the Rebellion: Serial 032 Page 0621 Chapter XXXIV. SHELBY'S RAID IN ARK. AND MO.

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in the killing of 1, wounding 2 (since dead), capturing 8 horses, 5 revolvers, 1 carbine, 1 double-barrel shot-gun. Our cavalry was 1 killed a Mr. Sullivan, who was acting as guide. In another skirmish, on the 24th, we killed another; captured his horse and equipments and revolver. We brought in 6 prisoners, 3 of whom have everything necessary to prove hem bushwhackers, except we could not find their arms.

The result of the scout was 4 killed, 6 prisoners, 17 horses and 1 mule, 13 horse equipments, 6 revolvers, 2 guns, and 1 carbine. The body of the guerrillas seem to be west of us. Captain [M.] Morris, Company A, First Missouri State Militia Cavalry, reports that on the 22nd he surprised Marchbanks on the Double Branches, in Bates County, capturing 18 horses and equipments, 18 guns, their camp equipage, and Marchbanks' private papers. Thinks none were killed.

Very respectfully,


Lieutenant-Colonel First Missouri State Militia Cavalry.

General BROWN, Commanding Dist. of Central Mo., Jefferson City.

SEPTEMBER 22-OCTOBER 26, 1863.-Shelby's Raid in Arkansas and Missouri.


September 22, 1863.-Shelby's command sets out from Arkadelphia, Ark.

27, 1863.-Skirmish at Moffat's Station, Franklin County, Ark.

October 4, 1863.-Action at Neosho, Mo.

Skirmish at Oregon, or Bowers' Mill, Mo.

5, 1863.-Skirmish at Greenfield, Mo.

Skirmish at Stockton, Mo.

6, 1863.-Affair at Humansville, Mo.

7, 1863.-Skirmish near Warsaw, Mo.

9, 1863.-Skirmish near Cole Camp, Mo.

10, 1863.-Affair at Tipton, Mo.

Skirmish at Syracuse, Mo.

Affair at La Mine Bridge, Mo.

11-12, 1863.-Skirmishes at Boonville, Mo.

12, 1863.-Skirmishes at Merrill's Crossing and Dug Ford, near Jonesborough, Mo.

13, 1863.-Action at Marshall, Mo.

14, 1863.-Skirmish at Scott's Ford, Mo.

15, 1863.-Skirmish at Cross Timbers, Mo.

16, 1863.-Skirmish at Johnstown, Mo.

Skirmish on Deer Creek, Mo.

Skirmish near and at Humansville, Mo.

17, 1863.-Skirmish in Cedar County, Mo.

18, 1863.-Skirmish at Carthage, Mo.

24, 1863.-Skirmish near Harrisonville, Mo.

Skirmish at Buffalo Mountains, Ark.

26, 1863.-Skirmish in Johnson County, Ark.


Numbers 1.-Brigadier General Egbert B. Brown, U. S. Army, commanding District of Central Missouri, of operations October 6-26.


*See also Schofield's report, p. 12, and "Correspondence, etc.," Part II.