Key facts about the Confederate Army of Missouri was a 12,000-man Confederate force commanded by Major General Sterling Price during his failed expedition into Missouri in the autumn of 1864.
- August 1864
- December 1864
- Major General Sterling Price
- Battle of Fort Davidson (September 26-27, 1864)
- Second Battle of Lexington (October 19, 1864)
- Battle of Little Blue River (October 21, 1864)
- Second Battle of Independence (October 22, 1864)
- Battle of Byram’s Ford (aka Battle of Big Blue River) (October 22, 1864)
- Battle of Westport (October 23, 1864)
- Battle of Mine Creek (October 25, 1864)
- Second Battle of Newtonia (October 28, 1864)
- Following the Second Battle of Newtonia, the Army of Missouri retreated from Missouri into Arkansas, Indian Territory, and eventually eastern Texas. The remnants of the 12,000 Rebels who entered Missouri on September 25 finally made their way back to Arkansas on December 2. Confederate officials subsequently dissolved the Army of Missouri and 8,000 soldiers who returned were absorbed into the Army of the Trans-Mississippi. Price was reduced to a divisional commander in that force.