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


May 5-9, 1864.-Scout in Craighead and Lawrence Counties, Mo.

6, 1864.-Raid on Napoleonville, La.

Scout from Bloomfield, Mo.

6-10, 1864.-Operations in Calcasieu Pass, La.

6-11, 1864.-Scout from Patterson, Mo., and skirmish (8th) at Cherokee Bay, Ark.

7, 1864.-The Military Division of West Mississippi constituted, under command of Major General Edward R. S. Canby, U. S. Army.

8, 1864.-Skirmish near Maysville, Ark.

9, 1864.-Brigadier General Samuel B. Maxey, C. S. Army, resumes command of the Indian Territory.

Skirmish at Eudora Church, Ark.

9-10, 1864.-Scout from American Ranch to Cedar Bluffs, Colo.

9-June 3, 1864.-The Gila (Arizona) Expedition.

10, 1864.-Skirmish at Dardanelle, Ark.

10-25, 1864.-Scout from Pilot Knob, Mo., to Gainesville, Ark.

11, 1864.-Major General Edward R. S. Canby, U. S. Army, assumes command of the Military Division of West Mississippi.

12, 1864.-Skirmish at Smith's Station, Nebr.

13, 1864.-Skirmish at Spavinaw, Ark.

Skirmish near Cuba, Mo.

13-31, 1864.-Shelby's operations north of the Arkansas River.

15, 1864.-Attack on Mount Pleasant Landing, La., and pursuit of the Confederates.

16, 1864.-Action at Big Bushes, near Smoky Hill, Kans.

Skirmish near Drywood Creek, Mo.

Affair at Spirit Lake, Minn.

16-25, 1864.-Expedition from Patterson to Bloomfield and Pilot Knob, Mo.

17-22, 1864.-Scout in Northern Arkansas.

18, 1864.-Skirmish at Clarksville, Ark.

Affair near Searcy, Ark.

18-23, 1864.-Scouts near Neosho and Carthage, Mo.

19, 1864.-Skirmish at Fayetteville, Ark.

20, 1864.-Skirmish at Stony Point, Ark.

Skirmish at Lamar, Mo.

21, 1864.-Affair on the Blue River, Mo.

Skirmish at Pine Bluff, Ark.

22, 1864.-Capture and recapture of the Stingaree, off Brazos, Tex.

Affair near Devall's Bluff, Ark.

23-25, 1864.-Scout from Warrensburg, Mo.

24, 1864.-Skirmish near Little Rock, Ark.

Skirmish near Morganza, La.

24-June 4, 1864.-Greene's operations on the west bank of the Mississippi River.

26, 1864.-Affair on Lane's Prairie, Maries County, Mo.

27, 1864.-The Department of the Missouri embraced in Military Division of West Mississippi.

Skirmish near Shanghai, Mo.

28, 1864.-Destruction of Lamar, Mo.

Skirmish at Pleasant Hill, Mo.

Skirmish at Warrensburg, Mo.