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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories, Dakota Volunteers. (search)
Dakota Volunteers. 1st Dakota Battalion Cavalry Organized, Company A at Yankton, D. T., April, 1862. Company B at Sioux City, Iowa, March 31, 1863. Assigned to duty in the District of Iowa and Dakota Department of the Northwest, defending frontiers and operating — against Indians. Participated in Sully's Expedition against hostile Sioux Indians in Dakota July 25 to Oct. 8, 1864, wth engagements at Tah-kah-a-kuty July 28, and at Two Hills, Bad Lands, Little Missouri River August 8-9. Mustered out Co. A May 9, 1865, Co. B Nov. 15, 186
y, Dakota, March 16-April 26, 1863. Operations against hostile Indians about Fort Randall May and June. Moved to Fort Pierre, and duty there till July. Sully's Expedition against hostile Sioux Indians August 13-September 11. Actions at White Stone Hill September 3 and 5. Duty at Fort Sully, Fort Randall and Sioux City till June, 1864. Sully's Expedition against hostile Sioux Indians June 26-October 8. Engagement at Tah kah a kuty July 28. Two Hills, Bad Lands, Little Missouri River, August 8. Expedition from Fort Rice to relief of Fisk's Emigrant train September 11-30. Fort Rice September 27. Duty by Detachments at Fort Randall, Sioux City, Fort Berthold, Yankton and the Sioux and Winnebago Indian Agencies till October, 1865. Mustered out October 17, 1865. Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 21 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 74 Enlisted men by disease. Total 97. 7th Iowa Regiment Cavalry Organized at Dave
ismounted and carrying their arms and ammunition (weighing about twenty-five pounds), and the Indians, being well mounted, were able, generally to move out of the range of our rifles. It is impossible to give, with any degree of certainty, the number of Indians killed; many, however, were seen to fall from their horses, and several were known to have been killed. We encamped about two miles north of the battle-field, and the next morning started in pursuit of the Indians toward the Little Missouri river; but, after marching about two hours, were obliged to turn back, having found it impossible to move any further with wagons in that direction. Upon returning to the battle-field, four companies were detailed to destroy property, consisting of lodges, poles, and dried meat. Both officers and men behaved well throughout. I have the honor to remain, sir, Very respectfully, Your obedient servant, S. M. Pollock, Lieutenant-Colonel Sixth Iowa Cavalry, Commanding Begiment. Capta