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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 2 2 Browse Search
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the troops, under, in most cases, circumstances of great hardship and privation, is entitled to high approbation, the General-in-Chief takes occasion to notice all those of a similar character not mentioned in his General Order No. 4, of the current series, which have occurred since the beginning of last year, and to which, since the publication of that order, his attention has been directed. They are too interesting to be omitted. In the order of time, the cases are as follows: VIII. March 28, 1856, Brevt. Lieut.-Col. Edward J. Steptoe, Ninth Infantry, commanding Companies A, E, F , and I, same regiment, and detachments of Company E, First Dragoons, and Company L, Third Artillery,--in all two hundred men — at the Cascades, W. T., repulsed the Indians in their attack at that place. The troops landed under fire, routing and dispersing the enemy at every point, capturing a large number of their mules and destroying all their property. Second Lieutenant Philip H. Sheridan, Fourth In