Excerpt from Record of Engagements With Hostile Indians: Within the Military Division of the Missouri, From 1868 to 1882, Lieuntenant General P. H. Sheridan, Commanding The Military Division of the Missouri was established January 30th, 1865, by General Orders No. 11, War Department, series of 1865. It then included the Departments of the Missouri and of the North West, with Headquarters at St. Louis, Missouri. March 2lst, 1865, by General Orders, 44, series of 1865, from the War Department, the Department of Arkansas and the Indian Territory were transferred to it from the Divi sion of the West Mississippi. June 27th, 1865, by General Orders, 118, series of 1865, from the War Department, the Division of the Missouri was merged into the Division of the Mississippi, embracing the Depart ments of the Ohio, of the Missouri and of Arkansas; Headquarters at St. Louis. August 6th, 1866, the name of the Division was changed to Military Division of the Missouri, comprising. The Departments of the Arkansas, the Missouri, the Platte and a new Department to be created, Dakota. The State of Arkansas was taken from the Division, March 1lth, 1867, by General Orders, 10, series of 1867, from Headquarters of the Army, and on March 16th, 1869, by General Orders, 18, series of 1869, from Headquarters of the Army, the State of Illinois was added to the Division. The Department of Texas was added to the Division, Novem ber lst, 1871, by General Orders, 66, series of 1871, from the War Department, and the Department of the Gulf was added, January 4th, 1875. June 22nd, 1875, the limits of the Department of the Platte, belonging to the Division, were extended to include Fort Hall, Idaho, by General Orders, 65, series of 1875, from the War Department. At the present time, 1882, the Military Division of the Missouri con sists of the Departments of Dakota, the Platte, the Missouri and Texas. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.