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Page 3 Chapter IX. DESTRUCTION OF ARMORY, HARPER'S FERRY, W. VA.

June 19, 1861. - Skirmish at New Creek, W. Va.

23, 1861. - Skirmish at Righter, W. Va.

24, 1861. - Affair on the Rappahannock, Va.

25, 1861. - Descent on Mathias Point, Va.

26, 1861. - Skirmishes at Frankfort and on Patterson's Creek, W. Va.

27, 1861. - Attack on Mathias Point, Va.

July 1, 1861. - Arrest of the Baltimore Police Commissioners.

2-25, 1861. - Operations in the Shenandoah Valley.

5, 1861. - Skirmish near Newport News, Va.

6-17, 1861. - Campaign in West Virginia.

9, 1861. - Skirmish at Vienna, Va.

12, 1861. - Skirmish near Newport News, Va.

14, 1861. - Reconnaissances from Alexandria, Va.

16-22, 1861. - The Bull Run, or Manassas, campaign, Va.

19, 1861. - Affair on the Back River Road, Va.

Affair near New Market Bridge, Va.

20, 1861. - Brigadier General William W. Loring, C. S. Army, assigned to command of "Northwestern Army" (W. Va.).

21, 1861. - Major General N. P. Banks, U. S. Army, ordered to relieve Major-General Patterson in command of the Department of the Shenandoah.

22, 1861. - Major General Geo. B. McClellan, U. S. Army,ordered to Washington, D. C.

23, 1861. - Major General John A. Dix, U. S. Army, assumes command of the Department of Maryland.

Brigadier General W. S. Rosecrans, U. S. Army, assumes command of the Department of the Ohio, embracing portion of West Virginia.

24, 1861. - Operations on Back River, Va.

Retreat of General Wise's command up the Kanawha Valley.

25, 1861. - Major-General Banks assumes command of the Department of the Shenandoah.

Major-General Dix assumes command of the Department of Pennsylvania.

27, 1861. - Major-General McClellan assumes command of the Division of the Potomac.

29, 1861. - Skirmish at Eswalds Ferry, Md.

APRIL 18, 1861. - Destruction of the United States Armory at Harper's Ferry, W. Va.

REPORTS, ETC.


No. 1. - Lieutenant Roger Jones, Mounted Rifles, U. S. Army.


No. 2. - Congratulatory letter from United States Secretary of War to Lieutenant Jones.


No. 3. - Lieutenant Colonel William Maynadier, U. S. Ordnance Department, of the expenditures upon and losses at the armory.


Numbers 1. Reports of First Lieutenant R. Jones, Mounted Rifles, U. S. Army.


HEADQUARTERS UNITES STATES ARMORY,
Harper's Ferry, Va., April 18, 1861 - 9 p. m.

SIR: Up to the present time no assault or attempt to seize the Government property here has been made, but there is decided evidence that the subject is in contemplation, and had been all day, by a large number of people living in the direction of Charlestown; and at sundown this evening several companies of troops had assembled at Halltown,


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