Battles

Battle of Compton’s Ferry

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Category: Battles
Date(s): 08/11/1862

The Battle of Compton’s Ferry (also known as Little Compton Ferry) was an action during the American Civil War, occurring August 11, 1862, along the Grand River. Colonel John A. Poindexter and his force of 1200 to 1500 Confederate recruits were caught at Compton Ferry along the Grand River by forces […]

Whitestone Hill

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Category: Battles
Date(s): 09/03/1863 to 09/05/1863

Principal Commanders: Brig. Gen. Alfred Sully [US]; Chief Inkpaduta [I] Forces Engaged: Northwestern Expedition (600-700) [US]; Santee, Yankton, Cut-heads, Hunkapapa and Teton Sioux and Blackfeet (1,200-1,500) [I] Estimated Casualties: 822 total (US 72; I 750) Description: Following Brig. Gen. Henry […]