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5 Series I Volume XLI-I Serial 83 - Price's Missouri Expedition Part I


August 29-December 2, 1864.- Price's Missouri Expedition.

30, 1864.- Skirmish near Dardanelle, Ark.

30-Sept.2, 1864.- Expedition to Natchez Bayou, La., with skirmish (September 1) near Gentilly's Plantation.

31, 1864.- Affair at Steelville, Mo.

Sept. 1, 1864.- Attack on Tipton, Mo.

Skirmish near Beatty's Mill, Ark.

1-9, 1864.- Operations in Johnson County, Mo., and skirmish (1st) near Lone Jack.

2, 1864.- Skirmish at the Tannery, near Little Rock, Ark.

Skirmish near Mount Vernon, Mo.

Skirmish near Quitman, Ark.

2-4, 1864.- Expedition from Sedalia, Mo., to Scott's Ford, on the Blackwater.

2-10, 1864.- Scouts on the Little Blue River, in Jackson County, Mo.

3, 1864.- Skirmishes near Rocheport, Mo.

4, 1864.- Affair near Donaldsonville, La.

Attack on steamers Celeste and Commercial, at Gregory's Landing, on the White River, Ark.

Skirmish at Brownsville, Ark.

6, 1864.- Skirmish at Richland, Ark.

Skirmish at Searcy, Ark.

Affair near Brunswick, Mo.

Skirmish at the Palmetto Ranch, near Brazos Santiago, Tex.

6-7, 1864.- Scout from Little Rock to Benton, Ark.

Expedition from Morganza to Bayou Sara, La.

6-8, 1864.- Operations in the vicinity of Lewisburg, Ark., with skirmishes at Norristown (6th) and near Glass Village (8th).

6-12, 1864.- Scouts in Boone and Howard Counties, Mo., with skirmishes (7th and 8th) in Boone County.

7, 1864.- Affair at Centralia, Mo.

7-11, 1864.- Expeditions to Grand Lake, Grand River, Lake Fausse Pointe, Bayou Pigeon, and Lake Natchez, La., with affair (8th) at Labadieville.

8, 1864.- Skirmishes near Hornesville and Gayosa, Mo.

9, 1864.- Attack on Steamer J. D. Perry, at Clarendon, Ark.

Affair on the Warrensburg road, near Warrensburg, Mo.

9-11, 1864.- Expedition form Pine Bluff toward Monticello, Ark., with skirmishes near Monticello (10th) and at Brewer's Lane (11th).

9-12, 1864.- Expedition form Fort Pine, La., tot he Pearl River.

Scout from Lewisburg to Norristown and Russellville, Ark., with skirmishes.

9-14, 1864.- Scout from Helena to Alligator Bayou, Ark.

10, 1864.- Skirmish near Roanoke, Mo.

Skirmish near Pisgah, Mo.

Skirmish near Dover, Mo.

11, 1864.- Skirmish at Hodge's Plantation, La.

Skirmish near Fort Smith, Ark.

11-16, 1864.- Operations in Monroe and Ralls Counties, Mo.

11-18, 1864.- Scouts in Moniteau and Morgan Counties, Mo.

11-25, 1864.- Operations in the Cherokee Nation, Ind. Ter., with actions at Hay Station,near Fort Gibson (16th), and at Cabin Creek and Pryor's Creek, Ind. Ter. (19th).