Basic facts about the Union Army of the Border, which battled Major General Sterling Price's Army of Missouri during Price's Missouri Expedition of 1864.
- October 14, 1864
- November 8, 1864
- Major General Samuel Curtis
- Second Battle of Lexington (October 19, 1864)
- Battle of Little Blue River (October 21, 1864)
- Battle of Byram’s Ford (aka Battle of Big Blue River) (October 22, 1864)
- Battle of Westport (October 23, 1864)
- Second Battle of Newtonia (October 28, 1864)
- The Army of the Border was one of two major Union forces that took part in Price’s Missouri Expedition of 1864. The other was Major General Alfred Pleasonton’s Provisional Cavalry Division.
- The Army of the Border comprised two divsions.
- Major General James G. Blunt, who commanded the District of South Kansas, commanded the Army of the Border’s 1st Division, which comprised three brigades of volunteer cavalry regiments and a fourth of Kansas state militia units.
- Major General George Dietzler commanded the 2nd Division of the army which comprised all the Kansas state militia units except one.
- Roughly 12,000 soldiers served in the Army of the Border.
- The Army of the Border disbanded on November 8, 1864, after the Second Battle of Newtonia.