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Gettysburg
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MILITARY & POLITICAL

    1861
  • Engagement at Columbus. Kentucky
  • Engagement at Hickman. Kentucky
  • Skirmish at Great Falls. Maryland

    1862
  • Skirmish at Shelbyville. Kentucky
  • Affair at Des Allemands Bayou. Louisiana
  • Skirmish at Monocacy Aqueduct. Maryland
  • Skirmishes at Berlin, Point of Rocks, Poolesville. Maryland
  • Skirmish at Hutchinson. Minnesota
  • Skirmish at Prairie Chapel. Missouri
  • Expedition against Navajo Indians (August 19-October 11). New Mexico
  • Skirmish at Bunker Hill. West Virginia

    1863
  • Steele's Expedition against Little Rock (August 1-September 14). Arkansas
  • Capture of Fort Beauregard. Louisiana
  • Skirmish near Harrisonburg. Louisiana
  • Affair at Quincy. Missouri
  • Battle of Whitestone Hill (September 3-5). North Dakota
  • Skirmishes at Moorefield and Petersburg Gap. West Virginia

    1864
  • Confederate Brigadier General John Hunt Morgan killed.
  • Skirmish at Brownsville. Arkansas
  • Attack on steamers Celeste and Commercial at Gregory's Landing. Arkansas
  • Atlanta Campaign (May 1-September 6). Georgia
  • Operations against Price (August 29-December 2). Missouri
  • Skirmishes at Greeneville and Park's Gap. Tennessee
  • Wheeler's Raid in East Tennessee (August 10-September 9). Tennessee
  • Skirmishes at and near Berryville. Virginia
  • 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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