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MILITARY & POLITICAL

    1861
  • State troops seize Fort Macon, Fort Caswell and Fort Johnson. North Carolina
  • United States troops abandon Fort Washita. Oklahoma

    1862
  • Union forces occupy Decatur & Tuscumbia. Alabama
  • Skirmishes at Wilmington and Whitmarsh Islands. Georgia
  • Skirmish near Blackwater. Missouri
  • Siege of Fort Macon (March 23-April 26). North Carolina
  • Cumberland Gap Campaign. Tennessee
  • Engagements Lee's Mill & Burnt Chimneys; Skirmishes at Columbia Furnace, Warrenton Junction. Virginia
  • Siege of Yorktown (April 5 - May 4, 1862). Virginia

    1863
  • Skirmishes at Barton Station. Alabama
  • Skirmish at Newtown. Louisiana
  • Skirmish at South Branch Watonwan. Minnesota
  • Affair at Rodman's Point; Affair at Hill's Point. North Carolina
  • Union expedition to Kinston (April 16-21). North Carolina
  • Battle of Washington (March 30-April 20). North Carolina MORE
  • Skirmish near Eagleville. Tennessee
  • Siege of Suffolk (April 11-May 4). Virginia
  • Skirmish at Paris. West Virginia

    1864
  • Engagement at Camden (April 16-18). Arkansas
  • Union expedition from Camp Sanborn to Beaver Creek.(April 14-18). Kansas
  • Skirmish at Grand Ecore. Louisiana
  • Red River Campaign (March 10-May 22). Louisiana
  • Action at Scullyville. Oklahoma
  • Skirmish at Rheatown. Tennessee
  • Affair at Catlett's Station. Virginia
  • Skirmish at Saylersville. West Virginia

    1865
  • Skirmishes at Crawford, Girard, & Opelika. Alabama
  • Wilson's Raid (March 22-April 24). Alabama & Georgia
  • Actions at Columbus & West Point. Georgia
  • Stoneman's Raid (March 21-April 25). Tennessee, Virginia, North Carolina
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