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3 Series I Volume XXII-I Serial 32 - Little Rock Part I


Feb. 5-12, 1863.- Scout from Fayetteville to the Arkansas River, near Van Buren, Ark.

8, 1863.- Skirmish near Independence, Mo.

9, 1863.- The "Southwestern Army" (Confederate) executed to embrace the Trans- Mississippi Department.

10, 1863.- Skirmish on Sarcoxie Prairie, Mo.

12, 1863.- Skirmish near Frog Bayou, Ark.

13, 1863.- Major General John Pope, U. S. Army, resumes command of the Department of the Northwest.

15, 1863.- Skirmish near Arkadelphia, Ark.

17-19, 1863.- Attack on the steamer Hercules and burning of Hopefield, Ark.

19-22, 1863.- Scout in Barton and Jasper Counties, Mo.

20, 1863.- Skirmish near Fort Halleck, Dak.

27, 1863.- Major General Sterling Price, C. S. Army, ordered to the Trans-Mississippi Department.

28, 1863.- Skirmish near Fort Gibson, Ind. T.

Mar. 1-2, 1863.- Capture of, and skirmish near, Bloomfield, Mo.

2, 1863.- Skirmish at Neosho, Mo.

3, 1863.- Raid by guerrillas on Granby, Mo.

5, 1863.- Skirmish opposite Fort Smith, Ark.

5-12, 1863.- Expedition from Helena up the Saint Francis and Little Rivers, and skirmish at Madison, Ark.

5-13, 1863.- Operations in Newton and Jasper Counties, Mo., and skirmish (9th) near Sherwood.

6, 1863.- Skirmish on White River, Ark.

6-10, 1863.- Expedition from Helena to Big and Lick Creeks, Ark., and skirmishes.

7, 1863.- Lieutenant General E. Kirby Smith, C. S. Army, assumed command of the forces west of the Mississippi.

9-15, 1863.- Expedition from Bloomfield, Mo., to Chalk Bluff, Ark., and to Gum Slough, Kennett, Hornersville, etc., Mo., and skirmishes.

10, 1863.- Major General Edwin V. Summer, U. S. Army, assigned to command of the Department of the Missouri.

18, 1863.- Lieutenant General Theophilus H. Holmes, C. S. Army, assumes command of the District of Arkansas.

19, 1863.- Skirmish on Frog Bayou, Ark.

19-23, 1863.- Scout toward, and affair (21st) near, Doniphan, Mo.

22, 1863.- Skirmish at Blue Springs, near Independence, Mo.

Skirmish near the head of White River, Ark.

24-April 1, 1863.- Scout from Bloomfield to Scatterville, Mo.

27, 1863.- Skirmish with Indians on the Rio Bonita, Dak.

28, 1863.- Guerrilla attack on steamer Sam. Gaty.

29-April 5, 1863.- Scouts from Fayetteville, Ark.

30, 1863.- Skirmish at "The Island," Vernon County, Mo.

Skirmishes at Tahlequah, Ind. T.

Skirmish at Cross Hollow, Ark.

31, 1863.- Skirmish at Owensville, Mo.

April 1, 1863.- Major General Francis J. Herron, U. S. Army, supersedes Brigadier General John M. Schofield in command of the Army of the Frontier.

Skirmish at Chalk Bluff, Ark.

Skirmish near Clarendon, Ark.

1-5, 1863.- Scout from Linden to White River, Mo.

-, 1863.- Skirmishes in Carroll County, Mo.

2, 1863.- Skirmish on Little Rock Road, Ark.

Affair in Jackson County, Mo.