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MILITARY & POLITICAL

    1861
  • Skirmish at New Market Bridge. Virginia

    1862
  • Operations against Morgan (Dec. 22, 1862-Jan 2, 1863). Kentucky
  • John Hunt Morgan's Raid (Dec. 22, 1862-Jan. 2, 1863). Kentucky
  • Grant's Campaign in Central Mississippi (Oct. 31, 1862-Jan. 10, 1863). Mississippi
  • Union Operations against Nathan Bedford Forrest (Dec. 18, 1862-Jan. 3, 1863). Mississippi
  • Sherman's Operations against Vicksburg (Dec. 20, 1862-Jan 2, 1863). Mississippi
  • Carter's Raid into East Tennessee & Southwest Virginia (Dec. 20, 1862-Jan. 5, 1863). Tennessee
  • Skirmish at Joyner's Ferry. Virginia
  • Skirmish at Kelly's Ford. Virginia
  • Skirmish at Windsor. Virginia
  • John Dahlgren is summoned to the White House to observe the testing of a new kind of gunpowder. Washington, DC
  • Skirmish at Wardensville. West Virginia

    1863
  • Michael Corcoran, Union General, dies near Fairfax Court House, Virginia.
  • Skirmish at Fayette. Mississippi
  • Skirmish at Cleveland. Tennessee
  • Knoxville Campaign (Nov. 4-Dec. 23). Tennessee
  • Skirmish at Amissville. Virginia
  • Skirmish at Gaines Crossroads. Virginia
  • Skirmish at Sperryville. Virginia
  • Averill's Raid on the Virginia & Tennessee Railroad. Virginia

    1864
  • Operations at Hermitage Plantation near Morganza (Dec. 14-Jan. 5). Louisiana
  • Skirmish at Franklin. Mississippi
  • Union operations against Fort Fisher (December 7-27). North Carolina
  • Skirmish at McKay's Point. South Carolina
  • Skirmish at Lawrenceburg. Tennessee
  • Skirmish at Liberty Mill. Virginia
  • Siege of Petersburg and Richmond (June 9, 1864-April 2, 1865). Virginia
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