War of the Rebellion: Serial 086 Page 1021 Chapter LIII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-CONFEDERATE.

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GENERAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS CHURCHILL'S DIVISION, Numbers 61.

Camden, October 30, 1864.

I. Brigadier-General McNair will resume command of his old brigade. Major-General Churchill again resumes command of this division.

By command of Major-General Churchill:

B. S. JOHNSON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

CAMDEN, October 31, 1864.

Brigadier-General BOGGS,

Chief of Staff:

GENERAL: Following report received from Colonel Logan, commanding, Princeton:

Information received from reliable source that in last few days large force left Little Rock and went in direction of Fort Smith, consisting of infantry, artillery, and cavalry, leaving only ten regiments in Little Rock-seven on this side of river and three an other.

Following from Captain Highsmith, commanding outpost at Monticello:

Captain Hicks, and old river man, just arrived here direct from Memphis, which place he left on 26th. He saw at mouth of White River, on 27th, Reynolds' division infantry, from Little Rock, going to Missouri. Captain McNally fired into transport Marmora, containing regiment of negroes; killed 40.

In absence of Major-General Magruder,

ED. P. TURNER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS,

Camden, October 31, 1864.

Major GEORGE A. MAGRUDER, Jr.,

Lewisville, Ark.:

MAJOR: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your communication of 29th, and in reply to say that Colonel Logan's command has been ordered to co-operate with Brigadier-General Steele in an endeavor to capture or destroy the raiding party of the enemy, said to have left Little Rock for a raid via Pine Bluff. The brigade of infantry (Gause's brigade) left this place at daylight on Saturday morning for Princeton. Orders have been sent directing it to remain at Princeton until further orders, or if it has left to return at once and take post there until further orders.

I am, major, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

ED. P. TURNER,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS,

Camden, October 31, 1864.

Colonel J. L. LOGAN,

Commanding, &c.:

COLONEL: I am instructed by Major-General Magruder to say that you will co-operate with Brigadier-General Steele, commanding, &c., at Warren in endeavoring to capture or destroy the raiding party of the