Cooper's Brigade- Continued.
1st Chickasaw Battalion, Lieutenant Colonel L. M. Reynolds.
Osage Battalion, Major Broke Arm.
Seminole Battalion, Lieutenant Colonel John Jumper.
5th Texas Partisan Rangers, Colonel L. M. Martin.
29th Texas Cavalry, Colonel Charles De Morse.
Gillett's cavalry company, Captain L. E. Gillett.
Scanland's squadron, Captain John Scanland.
Howell's (Texas) battery, Captain Sylvanus Howell.
Lee's light battery, Captain R. W. Lee.
Brigadier General W. L. CABELL.
Carroll's (Arkansas) cavalry, Lieutenant Colonel L. L. Thomson.
Dorsey's squadron, Colonel John Scott.
Hill's battalion, Lieutenant Colonel J. F. Hill.
Monroe's (Arkansas) cavalry, Colonel J. C. Monroe.
Bass' (Texas) cavalry Lieutenant Colonel T. D. Taliaferro.
18th Texas Cavalry, Company H. Captain W. J. Coggins.
Hughey's battery, Lieutenant W. M. Hughey.
HEADQUARTERS TRANS- MISSISSIPPI DEPARTMENT,
Shreveport, La., May 1, 1863.
Lieutenant General T. H. HOLMES,
Little Rock, Ark.:
GENERAL: Lieutenant- General Smith does not think it necessary for you to move your whole force to Camden. The object in throwing a portion of your force to Camden is to prevent a raid by a small force of the enemy should they succeed in reaching Monroe. You can be kept advised from Monroe of the movements of the enemy in sufficient time to throw your whole force there should you think it necessary.
I am, general, very respectfully,
W. R. BOGGS,
Brigadier- General and Chief of Staff.
VICKSBURG, MISS., May 1, 1863.
Lieutenant General E. KIRBY SMITH, Alexandria:
The enemy have crossed in large force from Hard Times to Bruinsburg, below Bayou Pierre, and have pressed Bowen very hard all day. Cannot you do something to operate against them on your side of the fiver!
J. C. PEMBERTON,
Lieutenant- General, Commanding.
HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE INDIAN TERRITORY,
Fort Smith, Ar,., May 1, 1863.
Colonel S. S. ANDERSON,
Assistant Adjutant- General:
COLONEL: I have this morning received intelligence that Speight's brigade is en route for Alexandria, under orders sent direct from Gen-
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