Report of the Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War, Volume III. Government Printing Office.

Report of the Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War, Volume III

Washington: Government Printing Office, 1863. Half-Leather. Very Good / No Jacket. Item #2322301

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659 pp. Marbled page ridges. Volume 3 of 3, treating the Department of the West. 37th Congress, 3d Session, Rep. Com. No. 108. The Department of the West, later known as the Western Department, was a major command (Department) of the United States Army during the 19th century. It oversaw the military affairs in the country west of the Mississippi River to the borders of California and Oregon. As the Southern states were seceding, just before the American Civil War began, the department was organized to include the country west of the Mississippi River and east of the Rocky Mountains, except for Texas, Utah Territory, and New Mexico Territory, including Missouri, Arkansas, Iowa, Minnesota, Kansas Territory (the state of Kansas after January 29, 1861), Nebraska Territory, Colorado Territory (after February 28, 1861), Dakota Territory (after March 2, 1861), Indian Territory (later the state of Oklahoma), and Louisiana west of the Mississippi River. On June 6, 1861, Missouri was transferred to the Department of the Ohio.--Wikipedia

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