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Volume 10, Chapter 22 - Operations in Kentucky, Tennessee, North Mississippi, North Alabama and Southwest Virginia

Mar 5, 1862 - Gen G T Beauregard assumes command of the confederate army of the Mississippi
Mar 8, 1862 - Chattanooga TN occupied by the onfederate forces. Morgan's operations near Nashville TN. Sherman's division embarks at Paducah KY for the Tennessee River
Mar 9, 1862 - Maj Gen E Kirby Smith, CS Army, assumes command in East Tennessee. Skirmish on Granny White's Pike, near Nashville TN
Mar 9-14, 1862 - Expedition towards Purdy and operations about Crump's Landing TN
Mar 11, 1862 - The Department of the Missouri and a portion of the Department of the Ohio merged into the Department of the Mississippi. Skirmish near Paris TN
Mar 13, 1862 - Maj Gen Hnry W Halleck, US Army, assumes command of the Department of the Mississippi. destruction of Beach Creek Bridge, Mobile and Ohio Railroad, TN
Mar 14, 1862 - Skirmishes at Big Creek Gap and Jacksborough TN
Mar 14-17, 1862 - Expedition from Savannah TN to Yellow Creek MS, and occupation of Pittsburg Landing TN
Mar 15-18, 1862 - Morgan's operations about Gallatin TN
Mar 16, 1862 - Action at Pound Gap KY. Skirmish near Pittsburg Landing TN
Mar 21-23, 1862 Reconnaissance to and skirmish at cumberland Gap TN
Mar 24, 1862 - Skirmish at camp Jackson TN
Mar 25, 1862 - Reconnaissance to Agnew's Ferry TN
Mar 25-28, 1862 - Reconnaissance from Murfreesborough to Shelbyville, Tullahoma, Machester, and McMinnville TN
Mar 28, 1862 - Expedition into scott and Morgan counties TN
Mar 28-Jun 18, 1862 - The cumberland Gap campaign
Mar 29, 1862 - The Confederate armies of Kentucky and the Mississippi consolidated under the latter designation, Gen A S Johnston commanding and Gen Beauregard second in command. Maj Gen Polk, Bragg, Hardee and Crittenden asigned to the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and Reserve corps, respectively
Mar 31, 1862 - Skirmish on the Purdy Road, near Adamsville TN. Capture of Union City TN
Mar 31-Apr 2, 1862 - Expedition to Paris TN
Apr 1, 1862 - Expedition from Pittsburg Landing TN to Eastport MS and Chickasaw AL
Apr 3, 1862 - Reconnaissance from Savannah TN to Eastport MS and Chickasaw AL. Skirmish near Monterey TN
Apr 4, 1862 - Skirmish near Pittsburg Landing TN. Skirmish at Lawrenceburg TN
Apr 6-7, 1862 - Battle of Pittsburg Landing, or Shiloh TN
Apr 6-11, 1862 - Expeition from Greenville TN into Laurel Valley NC
Apr 7-12, 1862 - Raid on Confederate line of communications between Chattanooga TN and Marietta GA
Apr 8, 1862 - Martial law proclaimed in East Tennessee. Reconaissance from shiloh battle-field
Apr 11, 1862 - Huntsville AL occupied by Union forces. Skirmish at Wartrace TN
Apr 12-13, 1862 - Expedition to Bear Creek AL
Apr 13, 1862 - Reconnaissance on the Corinth (MS) and Purdy (TN) Roads. Decatur AL ocupied by Union forces
Apr 15, 1862 - Skirmish at Pea Ridge TN
Apr 16, 1862 - Tuscumbia AL occupied by Union forces
Apr 17, 1862 - Capture of Union refugees near Woodson's Gap TN. Skirmish near Monterey TN
Apr 23, 1862 - Skirmish at Bridgeport AL
Apr 24, 1862 - Skirmish at Tuscumbia AL. Skirmish at Lick Creek TN. Skirmish on the Shelbyville Road TN. Skirmish on the corinth Road MS
Apr 25, 1862 - Skirmish t Tuscumbia AL. Skirmish on the Corinth Road MS
Apr 26, 1862 - Skirmish at Atkins Mill TN
Apr 26-29, 1862 - Scout on Forked Deer River TN
Apr 27, 1862 - Skirmish at Pea Ridge TN. Skirmish at Bridgeport AL
Apr 28, 1862 - Skirmish near Monterey TN. Skirmish at Bolivar AL. Skirmish at Paint Rock Bidge AL
Apr 28-29, 1862 - Expedition to Purdy TN
Apr 29, 1862 - Action at West Bridge, near Bridgeport AL. Skirmish near Monterey TN. Raid on the Mobile and Ohio Railroad, near Bethel Station TN
Apr 29-Jun 10, 1862 - Advance upon and siege of Corinth, and pursuit of the confederate forces to Guntown MS
Apr 30, 1862 - Reorganization of the armies of the department of the Mississippi. Maj Gen Thomas, Pope, and McClernand, respectively, assigned to command of the right wing, left wing, and reserve; Maj Gen Buell retaining command of the Army of the Ohio and Maj Gen Grant assigned as second in command over all
May 1, 1862 - Skirmish near Pulaski TN
May 1-2, 1862 - Operations in the vicinity of athens, Mooresville, Limestone Bridge and Elk River AL
May 2-9, 1862 - Expedition from Trenton to Paris and Dresden TN, and skirmish near Lockridge's Mill
May 3, 1862 - Destruction of bridges on Lookout Creek GA. Skirmish at Watkins' Ferry GA. Martial law proclaimed in southwest Virginia
May 4, 1862 - Skirmish at Pulaski TN
May 5, 1862 - Action at Lebanon TN
May 7, 1862 - Maj Gen Braxton Bragg assumes command of the confederate Army of the Mississippi
May 8, 1862 - Skirmish at athens AL. Maj Gen William W Loring, CS Army, assigned to command of the Army of Southwest Virginia
May 9, 1862 - Skirmish on Elk River, near Bethel TN
May 10, 1862 - Skirmish at Lamb's Ferry AL. Naval engagement at Plum Point, near Fort Pillow TN
May 11, 1862 - Skirmish at Pulaski TN. Affair at cave city KY
May 13-14, 1862 - Occupation of Regersville andskirmish at Lamb's Ferry AL
May 14, 1862 - Skirmish at Fayetteville TN
May 19-23, 1862 - Expedition down the Mississippi to Fort Pillow TN
May 20, 1862 - Skirmish on Elk River TN
May 22, 1862 - Skirmish at Winchester TN
May 24, 1862 - Skirmish at Winchester TN
May 29, 1862 - Skirmish at Whitesburg AL
Jun 3, 1862 - North Carolina west of the Blue Ridge added to Department of East Tennessee
Jun 3-5, 1862 - Fort Pillow TN evacuated by the confederates and occupied by Union forces
Jun 4, 1862 - Skirmish at Sweden's cove, near Jasper TN. Skirmish at Woodville AL
Jun 4-5, 1862 - skirmishes at Huntsville AL
Jun 6, 1862 - Naval engagement off Memphis TN and occupation of that city by Union forces. Skirmish near Tompkinsville KY
Jun 7, 1862 - Skirmish at Readyville TN. capture of Jackson TN
Jun 7-8, 1862 - Attack on Chattanooga TN
Jun 8, 1862 - Department of the Mississippi extended (in orders) to embrace all of Kentucky and Tennessee
Jun 10, 1862 - Skirmish at Winchester TN




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