December 25.1861.- Brigadier General Samuel R. Curtis, U. S. Army, assigned to command of Southwestern District of Missouri.
Expedition to Danville, Mo.
26, 1861.- Martial law proclaimed in Saint Louis, Mo., and in and about all railroads in the State of Missouri.
27, 1861.- Skirmish near Hallsville, Mo.
28, 1861.- Action at Mount Zion Church, Mo.
29, 1861.- Descent upon Commerce, Mo.,and attack on steamer City of Alton.
Jan.1-3, 1862.- Expedition from Morristown to Dayton and Rose Hill, Mo., skirmish en route, and destruction of Dayton.
3, 1862.- Skirmish at Hunnewell, Mo.
5-12, 1862.- Operations in Johnson and La Fayette Counties, Mo., and skirmish at Columbus, Mo.
6, 1862.- Brigadier General Schuyler Hamilton, U. S. Army, assumes command of the Saint Louis District.
8, 1862.- Skirmish at Charleston, Mo.
Action at Roan's Tan-Yard, Silver Creek, Mo.
9, 1862.- Skirmish at Columbus, Mo.
10, 1862.- The Trans-Mississippi District of Department No. 2 organized, under command of Major General Earl Van Dorn, C. S. Army.
15-17, 1862.- Expeditions to Benton, Bloomfield, and Dallas, Mo.
20-24, 1862.- Operations in and about Atchison, Kans.
22, 1862.- Skirmish at Knobnoster, Mo.
Occupation of Lebanon, Mo.
29, 1862.- Major General Earl Van Dorn, C. S. Army, assumes command of the Trans-Mississippi District.
29-Feb.3.1862.- Expedition to Blue Springs, Mo.
Feb. 3, 1862.- Call for 71,000 men from the State of Missouri for Confederate service.
8, 1862.- Affair at Bolivar, Mo.
Martial law declared throughout the State of Kansas.
9, 1862.- Skirmish at Marshfield, Mo.
12, 1862.- Skirmish at Springfield, Mo.
14, 1862.- Skirmish at Crane Creek, Mo.
15, 1862.- Skirmish near Flat Creek, Mo.
Brigadier General John M. Schofield, U. S. Army, assumes command of the District of Saint Louis, Mo.
16, 1862.- Action of Potts' Hill, Sugar Creek, Ark.
17, 1862.- Action at Sugar Creek, Ark.
18, 1862.- Action of Bentonville, Ark.
18-19, 1862.- Expedition to Mount Vernon, Mo.
19, 1862.- Skirmish at West Plains, Mo.
22, 1862.- Skirmish at Independence, Mo.
23, 1862.- Fayetteville, Ark., occupied by Union forces.
Brigadier General John Pope, U. S. Army, assumes command of Army of the Mississippi, assembling at Commerce, Mo.
23-24, 1862.- Reconnaissance to Pea Ridge Prairie, Mo., and skirmish.
23-24, 1862.- Reconnaissance from Greenville, Mo., and skirmish.
24, 1862.- Skirmish at Mingo Creek, near Saint Francisville, Mo.
Skirmish at New Madrid, Mo.
25, 1862.- Skirmish at Keetsville, Barry County, Mo.
26, 1862.- Major General John P. McCown, C. S. Army, assumes command at Madrid Bend.
28, 1862.- Affair at Osage Springs, Ark.
28-April 8, 1862.- Operations at New Madrid, Mo., and Island No. 10, and descent upon Union City, Tenn.
March 3-7, 1862.- Reconnaissance to Berryville, Ark.