War of the Rebellion: Serial 062 Page 0764 Chapter XLVI. LOUISIANA AND THE TRANS-MISSISSIPPI.

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FORT LEAVENWORTH, March 28, 1864.

(Received 4 a. m., 29 the.)

Major-General HALLECK:

General Blunt telegraphs:

FORT SMITH, March 26, 1864.

General Thayer, with Eighteenth Iowa, Twelfth, Sixth, and Fourteenth Kansas, First and Second Colored, Rabb's battery, and all the Arkansas troops, have gone by General Steele's orders toward Little Rock. I turned over such transportation as he required to move with yesterday. In his march, 35 miles east of here, he overtook a train of ninety wagons I sent out for forage, and by a brilliant piece of strategy succeeded in capturing and taking it off. Your attention is called to the irregular the troops moved away are those were unquestionably in this department when the department was created, and the same that I requested you to have returned to my command.




Fort Leavenworth, March 28, 1864.

Brigadier General THOMAS A. DAVIES,

Commanding District of South Kansas:

SIR: I have the honor to transmit herewith a list of regiments and batteries serving in this department.

I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant,


First Lieutenant, Acting Aide-de-Camp.

List of regiments in the Department of Kansas, commanded by Major-General Curtis.

Command. Headquarters. Remarks.

1 st Indian Home Guards. Fort Gibson, C. District of the

Col Stephen H Wattles. N. Frontier.

2nd Indian Home Guards, ...do... Commanding

Captain J. H. Bruce. regiment.

3rd Indian Home Guards, ...do... Do.

Major John Foreman.

6th Kansas Volunteer Fort Smith, Do.

Cavalry, Lieutenant Ark...

Colonel Williams T

Campbell. Companies B, L,

and M at Fort

Fort Gibson, C. Gibson, C. N.

14th Kansas Volunteers N...

Cavalry. Major Charles

Willetts. Companies A, C,

D, and F, at Fort

Fort Scott. Scott, Kans.

Troops in Kansas:

3rd Wisconsin Volunteer

Cavalry. Company M at

Humboldt, Kans.



Company L at

5th Kansas Volunteer ... Shawnee, Kans.,

Cavalry, Colonel Ed. and Company M at

Lynde. Olathe, Kans.

Lawrence, Kans.

9th Kansas Volunteer 9th Kansas

Cavalry.. ordered out of

the department.


11th Kansas Volunteer Commanding

Cavalry, Major M. regiments.


Fort Larned, Company H

12th Kansas Volunteer Kans. stationed at Fort

Infantry. Capt J. W. Larned, Kans.



15th Kansas Volunteer Leavenworth.

Cavalry, Colonel C. R.

Jennison. 16th Kansas Volunteer Cavalry. Col W. R. Davis.1st Nebraska VeteranCavalry, Capt. George Armstrong.7th Iowa VolunteerCavalry, Maj. John S. Wood. ...do... Omaha City, Nebr. T. Fort Kearny. Company A atOmaha City. Companies A, D,and H and fieldand staff at Fort Kearny.