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2 Series I Volume XXXIV-I Serial 61 - Red River Campaign Part I


Jan. 16-Feb. 15, 1864.-Operations in Northwestern Arkansas.

17, 1864.-Skirmish at Lewisburg, Ark.

17-19, 1864.-Scouts from Brownsville, Ark.

19, 1864.-Skirmish at Branchville, Ark.

21-25, 1864.-Reconnaissance on Matagorda Peninsula, Tex.

Scout from Waldron to Baker's Springs, Ark., and skirmish.

23, 1864.-Affair at Cowskin Bottom, Newton County, Mo.

23-27, 1864.-Scout from Patterson, Mo., to Cherokee Bay, Ark.

25, 1864.-Skirmishes on the Little Missouri River and at Sulphur Springs, Ark.

26, 1864.-Affair in the San Andres Mountains, N. Mex.

Skirmish at Caddo Gap, Ark.

28, 1864.-Skirmish at Dallas, Ark.

29-Feb. 23, 1864.-Expedition from Vicksburg, Miss., to Waterproof, La., and skirmishes.*

30, 1864.-Major General William S. Rosecrans, U. S. Army, supersedes Major General John M. Schofield in command of the Department of the Missouri.

Major General Frederick Steele, U. S. Army, assumes command of the Seventh Army Corps and Department of Arkansas.

30-Feb. 3, 1864.-Expedition from Batesville to near Searcy Landing, Ark.

Feb. 1, 1864.-Skirmish at Waldron, Ark.

1-3, 1864.-Expedition from Madisonville to Franklinton, La., and vicinity.

1-24, 1864.-Operations in the Indian Territory.

1-Mar. 1, 1864.-Scouts from Rolla, Mo.

1-Mar. 7, 1864.-Operations in New Mexico and Arizona.

2, 1864.-Skirmish on Halcolm Island, Mo.

3-6, 1864.-Expedition from Brashear City, La.

4, 1864.-Skirmish at Columbia, La.

Skirmish at Hot Springs, Ark.

Skirmish at Mountain Fork, Ark.

Skirmish at Rolling Prairie, Ark.

4-8, 1864.-Expedition from Helena up White River, Ark.

5, 1864.-Skirmish near Cape Girardeau, Mo.

5-17, 1864.-Scout from Houston, Mo., into Arkansas, with skirmishes.

6-10, 1864.-Scout in the Sni Hills, Mo.

7, 1864.-Affair at the mouth of Caney Bayou, Tex.

Skirmish at Vidalia, La.

8, 1864.-Skirmish at Donaldsonville, La.

9, 1864.-Skirmish at Morgan's Mill, Spring River, Ark.

Skirmish at Tomahawk Gap, Ark.

Skirmish at New River, La.

Skirmish at White County, Ark.

10, 1864.-Skirmish at Pocahontas, Mo.

Skirmish at Lake Village, Ark.

11, 1864.-Descent upon Lamar, Tex.

Skirmishes near Madisonville, La.

12, 1864.-Affair near the California House, Mo.

Skirmish at Macon, Mo.

Skirmish at Caddo Gap, Ark.


*For report see Vol. XXXII, Part I, p.157.