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MILITARY & POLITICAL

    1861
  • U. S. forces cross Pensacola Bay and destroy the Judah at the navy Yard. Federal forces lost 3 killed & 15 wounded. Florida
  • Battle of Dry Wood Creek. Missouri Battle Summary
  • Skirmish at Dallas. Missouri
  • Skirmishes at Beller's Mill, Hawk's Nest, Worthington. West Virginia

    1862
  • Action at Birch Cooley. Minnesota
  • Expedition against Navajo Indians (August 19-October 11). New Mexico
  • Skirmishes near Memphis & near Nashville Tennessee
  • Skirmishes near Fairfax Court House & near Falls Church. Virginia
  • Affair at Flint Hill. Virginia
  • Skirmish at Leesburg. Virginia
  • Northern Virginia Campaign (August 16-September 2). Virginia

    1863
  • Skirmish near Shallow Ford on Bayou Meto. Arkansas
  • Steele's Expedition against Little Rock (August 1-September 14). Arkansas
  • Skirmish at Trinity. Louisiana
  • Skirmish near Oak Shade. Virginia
  • Affair near Rixey's Ford. Virginia

    1864
  • Skirmish at Quitman. Arkansas
  • Skirmish near Little Rock. Arkansas
  • Actions at Lovejoy's Station. Georgia
  • Atlanta Campaign (May 1-September 6). Georgia
  • Skirmishes at and near Union City. Kentucky
  • Skirmish near Mount Vernon. Missouri
  • Operations against Price (August 29-December 2). Missouri
  • Wheeler's Raid in East Tennessee (August 10-September 9). Tennessee
  • Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign (August 7-November 28) Virginia
  • Siege of Petersburg and Richmond (June 9, 1864-April 2, 1865). Virginia
  • Actions at Bunker Hill. West Virginia
  • Skirmishes at Darkesville. West Virginia
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