The great northwest and trans-Mississippi territory was not yet opened up.
The President asked what assistance might be expected from the trans-Mississippi.
Their 311 travels became the Robinson Crusoe of many a boy who lived to see for himself the marvels of that trans-Mississippi.
The trans-Mississippi department numbered fifty thousand men.
He kept us in hot water almost continually in the trans-Mississippi department, and made us a world of trouble.
Gen. Hood also urges the reinforcing of his army from the trans-Mississippi Department.
Half a dozen ambitious trans-Mississippi systems, connecting with four new transcontinental projects, were put into operation.
The trans-Mississippi region was, in the early spring, the scene of brilliant and important Confederate successes.
Maxime Valois bitterly deplored the uselessness of the war in the trans-Mississippi section of the Confederacy.
The trans-Mississippi Department was an open field of vast opportunities, but was lying fallow.