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MILITARY & POLITICAL

    1861
  • Skirmish at Fort Scott. Kansas
  • Skirmish at Bennight's Mills. Missouri
  • Skirmishes at Blue Creek, at Boone Court House, at Burlington. West Virginia

    1862
  • Philip Kearny, Union General, is killed.
  • Isaac Ingalls Stevens, Union General, is killed.
  • Skirmish at Huntsville. Alabama
  • Skirmishes near Morganfield, at Tait's Ferry, at Uniontown. Kentucky
  • Skirmishes near Neosho, at Putnam, at Spring River. Missouri
  • Expedition against Navajo Indians (August 19-October 11). New Mexico
  • Skirmish at Britton's Lane. Tennessee
  • Affair near Denmark. Tennessee
  • Battle of Chantilly. Virginia
  • George William Taylor, Union General, is mortally wounded and dies in Alexandria, Virginia. Virginia
  • Battle of Ox Hill. Virginia
  • Northern Virginia Campaign (August 16-September 2). Virginia
  • Skirmish at Glenville. West Virginia

    1863
  • Skirmishes at Davis' Gap, at Neal's Gap, at Tap's Gap, at Lebanon. Alabama
  • Battle of Devil's Backbone or Backbone Mountain. Arkansas
  • Skirmish at Jenny Lind. Arkansas
  • Steele's Expedition against Little Rock (August 1-September 14). Arkansas
  • Skirmishes at Barbee's Cross Roads, at Corbin's Cross Roads, at Lamb's Creek Church, near Port Conway, & at Leesburg. Virginia

    1864
  • Skirmishes near Beatty's Mill and at Fort Smith. Arkansas
  • Battle of Jonesboro (August 31-September 1). Georgia
  • Atlanta Campaign (May 1-September 6). Georgia
  • Skirmish near Gentilly's Plantation. Louisiana
  • Skirmish near Lone Jack. Missouri
  • Attack on Tipton. 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
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