OPERATIONS IN LOUISIANA AND THE TRANS-MISSISSIPPI STATES AND TERRITORIES.*
July 1 - December 31, 1864.
SUMMARY OF THE PRINCIPAL EVENTS.+
July 1, 1864.- Skirmish near Fayette, Mo.
1-31, 1864.- Operations in Arkansas.
1-Oct.1, 1864.- Operations against Indiana in the District of Minnesota.
3, 1864.- Skirmish in Platte County, Mo.
3-25, 1864.- Operation in the vicinity of Baton Rouge, La.,with skirmish near Benton's Ferry, on the Amite River (25th).
4, 1864.- Skirmish in Clay County, Mo.
Skirmish at Cross Bayou, La.
5-6, 1864.- Scouts from Big Piney, Mo.
5-7, 1864.- Expedition from Morganza to Simsport, La.
5-10, 1864.- Expedition from New Madrid to Caruthersville, Mo., with skirmishes.
6-24, 1864.- Operations in Western Missouri.
6-30, 1864.- Skirmish near Richmond, Mo.
8-12, 1864.- Scout from Patterson to Buffalo Creek, in Ripley County, Mo.
9-13, 1864.- Operations in the vicinity of Wellington, Mo., with skirmishes at Warder's Church (10th), and at Columbus, Johnson County (12th).
*Including Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Indian Territory, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, and Texas, and the Department of the Northwest, embracing Dakota, Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin.
+Of some of the minor conflicts noted in this Summary no circumstantial reports are on file.
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