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Gettysburg
Robert E. Lee
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MILITARY & POLITICAL

    1861
  • Colonel William Wing Loring, United States Army, takes command of the Department of New Mexico. New Mexico
  • U. S. troops abandon Fort Mason. Texas

    1862
  • Skirmish on the Blackwater. Missouri
  • Skirmish near Warrensburg. Missouri
  • Siege of Fort Macon (March 23-April 26). North Carolina
  • Action at Edisto Island. South Carolina
  • Siege of Island No. 10 (March 15-April 8). Tennessee Battle Summary
  • Cumberland Gap Campaign. Tennessee
  • Operations along the Orange & Alexandria Railroad (March 28-31, 1862). Virginia
  • Affair at Rappahannock Station. Virginia
  • Action at Warrenton Junction. Virginia

    1863
  • Skirmish at Jacksonville. Florida
  • Operations against Pegram (March 22-April 1). Kentucky
  • Affair at Moscow. Tennessee
  • Affair at Dumfries. Virginia
  • Skirmish at Kelly's Ford. Virginia
  • Skirmish at Williamsburg. Virginia

    1864
  • Affair Caperton's Ferry Alabama
  • Skirmish at Arkadelphia. Arkansas
  • Skirmish at Longview. Arkansas
  • Skirmish at Roseville. Arkansas
  • Red River Campaign (March 10-May 22). Louisiana
  • Skirmishes at Monett's Ferry. Louisiana
  • Skirmish near Bolivar. Tennessee
  • Cavalry Operations West Tennessee and Kentucky against Nathan Bedford Forrest (March 16-April 14). Tennessee & Kentucky

    1865
  • Campaign against Mobile (March 17-April 12). Alabama Battle Summary
  • Siege of Spanish Fort (March 26-April 8). Alabama MORE
  • Wilson's Raid (March 22-April 24). Alabama & Georgia
  • Skirmish at Blackwater River. Kentucky
  • Expedition from Fort Pike to Bay St. Louis, Mississippi. Louisiana & Mississippi
  • Skirmish in Southwestern Missouri. Missouri
  • Skirmish at Moseley Hall. North Carolina
  • Skirmish at Wilkesborough. North Carolina
  • Carolinas Campaign (Jan. 1-April 29, 1865). South Carolina & North Carolina MORE
  • Expedition from Deep Bottom to near Weldon, North Carolina. Virginia
  • Appomattox Campaign (March 29-April 9). Virginia
  • Skirmish on the Boydton Road. Virginia
  • Engagement at Gravelly Run. Virginia
  • Skirmish at Hatcher's Run. Virginia
  • Engagement at Lewis' Farm. Virginia
  • Skirmish at Quaker Road. Virginia
  • Skirmish on the Vaughan Road. Virginia
  • Siege of Petersburg and Richmond (June 9, 1864-April 2, 1865). Virginia
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