OPERATIONS IN MISSOURI, ARKANSAS, KANSAS, THE INDIAN TERRITORY, AND THE DEPARTMENT OF THE NORTHWEST.
April 10-November 20, 1862.
SUMMARY OF THE PRINCIPAL EVENTS.*
April 10, 1862-Brigadier General John M. Schofield, U. S. Army, placed in immediate command in Missouri.
11, 1862.-Skirmish near Shiloh, Mo.
14, 1862.-Skirmish at Montevallo, Mo.
Skirmish at Diamond Grove, Mo.
Skirmish near the Santa Fe Road, Mo.
15, 1862.-Van Dorn's forces ordered to Memphis, Tenn.
Skirmish at Lost Creek, Mo.
16, 1862.-Skirmish near the Blackwater, Mo.
17, 1862.-Skirmish at Warsaw, Mo.
19, 1862.-Skirmish at Talbot's Ferry, Ark.
21, 1862.-Skirmish at Pocahontas, Ark.
25, 1862.-Skirmish on the Osage, near Monagan Springs, Mo.
26, 1862.-Skirmish at Neosho, Mo.
Skirmish at Turn back Creek, Mo.
28, 1862.-Skirmish at Warsaw, Mo.
-, 1862.-Scouts on the Marias-Des-Cygnes and Elk Fork Rivers, Mo.
May 2, 1862.-The Department of Kansas re-established.
Skirmish at Litchfield, Ark.
3, 1862.-Skirmish at Batesville, Ark.
5, 1862.-Brigadier General James G. Blunt, U. S. Army, assumes command of the Department of Kansas.
6, 1862.-Skirmish on White River, Ark.
7, 1862.-Skirmish at Horse Creek, Mo.
10, 1862.-Skirmish near Bloomfield, Mo.
11, 1862.-Brigadier General John S. Roane, C. S. Army, assigned to command in Arkansas.
14, 1862.-Skirmish at Cotton Plant, Ark.
15, 1862.-Skirmish near Butler, Mo.
Skirmish at Chalk Bluff, Ark.
*Of some of the minor conflicts noted in this "Summary" no circumstantial reports are on file.
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