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Sterling Price - Civil War Service - Pea Ridge, Iuka, and Corinth
... Earl Van Dorn as overall commander of the Trans-Mississippi district ... Van Dorn reunited Price's and McCullough's formations into a force he named the Army of the West, and set out to engage Unionist troops in Missouri under the command of Brig ... Now under Van Dorn's command, Price was commissioned in the Confederate States Army as a major general on March 6, 1862 ...
Second Battle Of Corinth - Battle - October 3
... Van Dorn began his assault at 10 a.m ... Van Dorn's plan was a double envelopment, in which Lovell would open the fight, in the hope that Rosecrans would weaken his right to reinforce McKean, at which time Price would make ... Van Dorn in his report says "One hour more of daylight and victory would have soothed our grief for the loss of the gallant dead who sleep on that lost but not dishonored field ...
Lunsford L. Lomax - Biography
... was with McCulloch in West Tennessee and after McCulloch was killed he was with Van Dorn ... He was then detailed back to Van Dorn just before Christmas ... Boyd was one of Van Dorn's best scouts and did a fine job of setting up the partisans in the Valley ...
Second Battle Of Corinth
... Earl Van Dorn ... Sterling Price marched his army to meet with Van Dorn's ... The combined force, under the command of the more senior Van Dorn, moved in the direction of Corinth, a critical rail junction in northern Mississippi, hoping to ...
Army Of The West (1862) - History - Pea Ridge Campaign
... commanders in Arkansas, Confederate President Jefferson Davis appointed Major General Earl Van Dorn to command the District of the Trans–Mississippi, which covered Missouri, Arkansas, the Indian Territory ... Once he arrived in Arkansas, Van Dorn designated each command a division and enlisted additional troops, organizing them into the 19th and 20th Arkansas Infantry regiments ... Arkansas but only two regiments (the 1st and 2nd Cherokee Mounted Rifles) reached Van Dorn's army before the campaign started ...

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