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Page 5 Chapter LX. SUMMARY OF THE PRINCIPAL EVENTS.

March 3, 1865. -Brigadier General Thomas J. McKean, U. S. Army, assumes command of the District of Morganza, La.

3-7, 1865. -Expeditions from Bloomfield into Dunklin County, Mo., with skirmishes (3rd and 7th) near Bloomfield and (4th) in Dunklin County.

4, 1865. -Major General Cadwallader C. Washburn, U. S. Army, assumes command of the District of West Tennessee.

Affair near Pine Bluff, Ark.

5-12, 1865. -Scouts from Waynesville to Hutton Valley, Rolla, and Lebanon, Mo.

6, 1865. -Major General Alexander McD. McCook, U. S. Army, assigned to command of the District of Eastern Arkansas.

7, 1865. -Major General Sterling Price, C. S. Army, assigned to command of the Missouri Division of Infantry, and Brigadier General Mosby M. Parsons, C. S. Army, to the command of Parsons' Missouri Brigade.

7-15, 1865. -Scout from Glasgow to the Perche Hills, Mo.

7-25, 1865. -Operations about Licking, Mo.

8, 1865. -Headquarters Department of Mississippi transferred from Vicksburg, Miss., to Memphis, Tenn.

Major General Sterling Price, C. S. Army, assumes command of the Missouri Division of Infantry.

Skirmish at Poison Creek, Idaho Ter.

Colonel Edwin C. Catherwood, Thirteenth Missouri Cavalry, assumes command of the District of Rolla, Mo.

9, 1865. -Major General Alexander McD. McCook, U. S. Army, assumes command of the District of Eastern Arkansas.

9-15, 1865. -Scout from Cape Girardeau into Bollinger, Wayne, and Stoddard Counties, Mo.

Scout from Fort Larned to Crooked Creek, Kans.

10-13, 1865. -Scout from Little Rock to Clear Lake, Ark., with skirmish (11th) at Clear Lake.

11, 1865. -Affair near the Little Blue River, Mo.

Skirmish at Washington, Ark.

Brigadier General Edmund J. Davis, U. S. Army, assigned to command of the District of Baton Rouge, La.

12, 1865. -Brigadier General Mosby M. Parsons, C. S. Army, assigned to command of the Missouri Division of Infantry, vice Major General Sterling Price, C. S. Army, relieved.

Affair near Lone Jack, Mo.

Skirmish at Morganza Bend, La.

12-23, 1865. -Scout from Lewisburg into Yeall and Searcy Counties, Ark.

13, 1865. -Colonel John Morrill, Sixty-fourth Illinois Infantry, assigned to command of the District of Rolla, Mo.

15-21, 1865. -Scout from Fort Sumner, N. Mex.

17, 1865. -Colonel John Morrill, Sixty-fourth Illinois Infantry, assumes command of the District of Rolla, Mo.

17-20, 1865. -Expedition from Pine Bluff to Bass' Plantation, Ark.

18, 1865. -Brigadier General Joseph L. Brent, C. S. Army, assumes command of the Cavalry Forces, Front Lines, District of West Louisiana.

Skirmish at the Amite River, La.

Colonel John G. Fonda, One hundred and eighteenth Illinois Infantry, assigned to temporary command of the District of Baton Rouge, La.

18-30, 1865. -Expedition from Fort Gibson to Little River and Hillabee, Ind. Ter.


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