OPERATIONS IN MISSOURI, ARKANSAS, KANSAS, AND THE INDIAN TERRITORY.
November 19, 1861 - April 10, 1862.
SUMMARY OF THE PRINCIPAL EVENTS.*
November 19, 1861.- Major General Henry W. Halleck, U. S. Army, assumes command of the Department of the Missouri.
19, 1861 - Jan.4, 1862.- Operations in the Indian Territory.
20, 1861.- Major General David Hunter, U. S. Army, assumes command of the Department of Kansas.
Skirmish at Butler, Mo.
Skirmish at Little Santa Fe, Mo.
21, 1861.- Destruction of United States stores at Warsaw, Mo.
22, 1861.- Department of the Indian Territory established, under the command of Brigadier General Albert Pike, C. S. Army.
24, 1861.- Skirmish at Lancaster, Mo.
Skirmish at Johnston, Mo.
26, 1861.- Skirmish at Independence, Mo.
28, 1861.- Missouri admitted as a member of the Confederate States of America. Brigadier General Benjamin M. Prentiss, U. S. Army, assumes command of District of North Missouri.
29, 1861.- Brigadier General John M. Schofield, U. S. Army, assumes command of the Missouri Militia.
30, 1861.- Skirmish at Grand River, Mo.
December 1, 1861.- Skirmish at Shangahi, Mo.
2, 1861.- Brigadier General James W. Denver, U. S. Army, assigned to the command of all the troops in the State of Kansas.
3, 1861.- Brigadier General John Pope, U. S. Army, assumes command of all the between the Missouri and Osage Rivers.
Action at Salem, Mo.
3-12, 1861.- Scout through Saline County, Mo.
5- 9, 1861.- Expedition through the Current Hill, Mo.
9, 1861.- Skirmish at Union Mills, Mo.
11, 1861.- Skirmish near Bertrand, Mo.
12, 1861.- Skirmish at Charleston, Mo.
18, 1861.- Skirmish at Blackwater Creek, or Milford, Mo.
Scout from Rolla towards Houston, Mo.
23, 1861.- Expedition to Lexington, Mo.
Skirmish at Dayton, Mo.
24, 1861.- Skirmish at Wadesbrug, Mo.
*Of some of the minor conflicts noted in this "Summary" no circumstantial reports are on file.
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