War of the Rebellion: Serial 019 Page 0005 Chapter XXV. SUMMARY OF THE PRINCIPAL EVENTS.

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August 24, 1862.-Affair near Bloomfield, Mo.

24-28, 1862.-Scout from Salem to Current River, Mo.

28, 1862.-Skirmish in Howard County, Mo.

Skirmish at Ashley, Mo.

28-Sept. 3, 1862.-Expedition from Helena to Eunice, Ark.

29, 1862.-Skirmish at Bloomfield, Mo.

Skirmish near Iberia, Mo.

Brigadier General Frederick Steele, U. S. Army, assumes command of the Army of the Southwest.

29-Sept. -, 1862.-Expeditions from Waynesville, Mo., skirmish at California House, etc.

31, 1862.-Skirmish at Little River Bridge, Mo.

Sept. 1, 1862.-Skirmish at Putnam, Mo.

Skirmishes at Neosho and Spring River, Mo.

2, 1862.-Action with Indians at Birch Cooley, Minn.

Action with Indians at Acton, Minn.

3, 1862.-Skirmish at Neosho, Mo.

Action with Indians at Fort Abercrombie, Dak.

4, 1862.-Skirmish with Indians at Hutchinson, Minn.

Scouts in Callaway County, Mo.

Skirmish at Prairie Chapel, Mo.

5, 1862.-Skirmish at Neosho, Mo.

6, 1862.-Department of the Northwest created to embrace the States of Wisconsin, Iowa, Minnesota, and the Territories of Nebraska and Dakota.

Major General John Pope, U. S. Army, assigned to the command of the Department of the Northwest.

Skirmish at La Grange, Ark.

Skirmish with Indians at Fort Abercrombie, Dak.

Skirmish near Roanoke, Mo.

7, 1862.-Skirmish at Lancaster, Mo.

8-23, 1862.-Expedition from Fort Leavenworth, Kans., through Jackson, Cass, Johnson, and La Fayette Counties, Mo.

9, 1862.-Skirmish at Big Creek, Mo.

10, 1862.-Skirmish with Indians at Sank Centre, Minn.

11, 1862.-Action at Bloomfield, Mo.

11-13, 1862.-Expedition from Clarendon to Lawrenceville and Saint Charles, Ark.

13, 1862.-Skirmish near Bragg's Farm, near Whaley's Mill, Mo.

Skirmish at Newtonia, Mo.

Skirmish on Strother Fork of Black River, Iron County, Mo.

15-20, 1862.-Scout in Ralls County, Mo.

16, 1862.-Skirmish in Monroe County, Mo.

19, 1862.-The Department of the Missouri re-established and embracing the Department of Kansas thus discontinued.

Skirmish at Hickory Grove, Mo.

Affair at Mount Vernon, Mo.

19-20, 1862.-Skirmishes near Helena, Ark.

19-24, 1862.-Operations in the Indian Territory.

20, 1862.-Skirmish at Shirley's Ford, Spring River, Mo.

21, 1862.-Skirmish at Cassville, Mo.

23, 1862.-Action with Indians at Fort Abercrombie, Dak.

Action with Indians at Wood Lake, near Yellow Medicine, Minn.

Skirmish at McGuire's Ferry, Ark.

23-24, 1862.-Expedition to Eureka, Boone County, Mo.