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Army of the West (1862)

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The Army of the West, also known as the Trans-Mississippi District, was a formation of the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War that was a part of the Army of Mississippi. [1]

30 relations: Albert Sidney Johnston, American Civil War, Army of Mississippi, Army of the Southwest, Army of the West (1793), Army of the West (1846), Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Battle of Hatchie's Bridge, Battle of Iuka, Battle of Pea Ridge, Battle of Shiloh, Battle of Wilson's Creek, Benjamin McCulloch, Confederate Army of West Tennessee, Confederate Heartland Offensive, Confederate States Army, Earl Van Dorn, Indian Territory, Iuka order of battle, Jefferson Davis, John P. McCown, Missouri State Guard, Mobile and Ohio Railroad, P. G. T. Beauregard, Pea Ridge Confederate order of battle, Second Battle of Corinth, Second Corinth Confederate order of battle, Sterling Price, Trans-Mississippi Department, Van Dorn battle flag.

Albert Sidney Johnston

Albert Sidney Johnston (February 2, 1803 – April 6, 1862) served as a general in three different armies: the Texian (''i.e.'' Republic of Texas) Army, the United States Army, and the Confederate States Army.

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American Civil War

The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a war fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865.

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Army of Mississippi

There were three organizations known as the Army of Mississippi in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War.

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Army of the Southwest

The Army of the Southwest was a Union Army that served in the Trans-Mississippi Theater during the American Civil War.

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Army of the West (1793)

The Army of the West (armée de l'Ouest) was one of the French Revolutionary Armies that was sent to fight in the War in the Vendée in western France.

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Army of the West (1846)

The Army of the West was the name of the United States force commanded by Stephen W. Kearny during the Mexican-American War, which played a prominent role in the conquest of New Mexico and California.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Baton Rouge is the capital of the U.S. state of Louisiana and its second-largest city.

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Battle of Hatchie's Bridge

The Battle of Hatchie's Bridge, also known as Battle of Davis Bridge or Matamora, was fought on October 5, 1862, in Hardeman County and McNairy County, Tennessee, as the final engagement of the Iuka–Corinth Campaign of the American Civil War.

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Battle of Iuka

The Battle of Iuka was fought on September 19, 1862, in Iuka, Mississippi, during the American Civil War.

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Battle of Pea Ridge

The Battle of Pea Ridge (March 7 – 8, 1862), also known as the Battle of Elkhorn Tavern, was a major battle of the American Civil War fought near Leetown, northeast of Fayetteville, Arkansas.

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Battle of Shiloh

The Battle of Shiloh (also known as the Battle of Pittsburg Landing) was a battle in the Western Theater of the American Civil War, fought April 6–7, 1862, in southwestern Tennessee.

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Battle of Wilson's Creek

The Battle of Wilson's Creek, also known as the Battle of Oak Hills, was the first major battle of the Trans-Mississippi Theater of the American Civil War.

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Benjamin McCulloch

Benjamin McCulloch (November 11, 1811 – March 7, 1862) was a soldier in the Texas Revolution, a Texas Ranger, a major general in the Texas militia and thereafter a major in the United States Army (United States Volunteers) during the Mexican-American War, a U.S. marshal, and a brigadier general in the army of the Confederate States during the American Civil War.

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Confederate Army of West Tennessee

The Army of West Tennessee was a short-lived Confederate army led by Maj. Gen. Earl Van Dorn, which fought principally in the Second Battle of Corinth.

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Confederate Heartland Offensive

The Confederate Heartland Offensive or Kentucky Campaign of the American Civil War was fought in June-October 1862, when Confederates under Generals Braxton Bragg and Edmund Kirby Smith tried to draw Kentucky into the Confederacy by outflanking Union troops under Major General Don Carlos Buell.

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Confederate States Army

The Confederate States Army (C.S.A.) was the military land force of the Confederate States of America (Confederacy) during the American Civil War (1861–1865).

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Earl Van Dorn

Earl Van Dorn (September 17, 1820May 7, 1863) was a career United States Army officer and great-nephew of Andrew Jackson, fighting with distinction during the Mexican–American War and against several tribes of Native Americans.

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Indian Territory

As general terms, Indian Territory, the Indian Territories, or Indian country describe an evolving land area set aside by the United States Government for the relocation of Native Americans who held aboriginal title to their land.

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Iuka order of battle

The following units and commanders fought in the Battle of Iuka of the American Civil War.

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Jefferson Davis

Jefferson Davis (June 3, 1808 – December 6, 1889) was an American politician who served as the only President of the Confederate States from 1861 to 1865.

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John P. McCown

John Porter McCown (August 19, 1815 – January 22, 1879) was a career officer in the United States Army, fighting in the Mexican–American War and in the Seminole Wars.

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Missouri State Guard

The Missouri State Guard (MSG) was a state defense force established by the Missouri General Assembly on May 15, 1861.

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Mobile and Ohio Railroad

The Mobile and Ohio Railroad was a railroad in the Southern U.S. The M&O was chartered in January and February 1848 by the states of Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi, and Tennessee.

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P. G. T. Beauregard

Pierre Gustave Toutant-Beauregard (May 28, 1818 – February 20, 1893) was an American military officer who was the first prominent general of the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War.

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Pea Ridge Confederate order of battle

The following Confederate States Army and Confederate-aligned units and commanders fought in the Battle of Pea Ridge (or Battle of Elkhorn Tavern) of the American Civil War in Pea Ridge, Arkansas on March 6-8, 1862.

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Second Battle of Corinth

The Second Battle of Corinth (which, in the context of the American Civil War, is usually referred to as the Battle of Corinth, to differentiate it from the Siege of Corinth earlier the same year) was fought October 3–4, 1862, in Corinth, Mississippi.

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Second Corinth Confederate order of battle

The following Confederate Army units and commanders fought in the Second Battle of Corinth of the American Civil War on October 3 and 4, 1862, in Corinth, Mississippi.

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Sterling Price

Sterling "Old Pap" Price (September 14, 1809September 29, 1867) was an American lawyer, planter, soldier, and politician from the U.S. state of Missouri, who served as the 11th Governor of the state from 1853 to 1857.

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Trans-Mississippi Department

The Trans-Mississippi Department was a militarily administered subdivision of the Confederate States of America west of the Mississippi, comprising Texas, Arkansas, Missouri, Indian Territory, and parts of Arizona and Louisiana.

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Van Dorn battle flag

The Van Dorn battle flag is a historical Confederate flag with a red field depicting a white crescent moon in the canton and thirteen white stars; and trimmed with gold cord.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Army_of_the_West_(1862)

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