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MILITARY & POLITICAL

    1861
  • Skirmish at Saratoga. Kentucky
  • Affairs about Budd's Ferry (Oct. 22-Nov. 12). Maryland
  • Thomas W. Sherman's Expedition to Port Royal (Oct. 21-Nov. 7). South Carolina
  • Skirmish at Springfield Station. Virginia
  • Action at Romney. West Virginia
  • Skirmish at Springfield. West Virginia
  • Skirmish at South Branch Bridge. West Virginia

    1863
  • Skirmish at Cane Creek. Alabama
  • Operations on the Memphis & Charleston Railroad in Alabama (Oct. 20-29). Alabama
  • Skirmish near Bay Springs. Mississippi
  • Skirmish at Vincent's Crossroads. Mississippi
  • Skirmish at King's House. Missouri
  • Skirmish near Waynesville. Missouri
  • Skirmish at Warm Springs. North Carolina
  • Skirmish at Philadelphia. Tennessee
  • Skirmish at Jones' Hill. Tennessee
  • Skirmish in Sequatchie Valley. Tennessee
  • Skirmish at Sweetwater. Tennessee
  • Reopening of the Tennessee River (Oct. 26-29). Tennessee
  • Siege of Chattanooga (Sept 24-Oct. 27). Tennessee
  • Skirmish at Bealton Bridge. Virginia
  • Attack on New Baltimore. Virginia
  • Skirmish at Ravenswood. West Virginia

    1864
  • Battle of Decatur (October 26-29). Alabama Battle Summary
  • Siege of Fayetteville (Oct. 26.-Nov. 4). Arkansas
  • Skirmish at Van Buren. Arkansas
  • Operations around Fayetteville (Oct. 25-Nov. 4). Arkansas
  • Action at Milton. Florida Battle Summary
  • Expedition into Blackwater Bay (Oct. 25-28). Florida
  • Expedition from Atlanta to Tuckum's Cross Roads (Oct. 26.-29). Georgia
  • Skirmish at Albany. Missouri
  • Skirmish at Carthage. Missouri
  • Action at Glasgow. Missouri
  • Skirmish at Independence. Missouri
  • Skirmish at Pilot Knob. Missouri
  • Skirmish at West Point. Missouri
  • Operations against Price (August 29-December 2). Missouri
  • Skirmish at Leiper's Ferry. Tennessee
  • Operations in East Tennessee (Oct. 10-28). Tennessee
  • Skirmish at Milford. Virginia
  • Skirmish at the Charles City Crossraods. Virginia
  • Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign (August 7-November 28) Virginia
  • Siege of Petersburg and Richmond (June 9, 1864-April 2, 1865). Virginia
  • Skirmish at Winfield. West Virginia
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