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Page 2 COASTS OF S. C., GA., AND MIDDLE AND EAST FLA. Chapter XV.

Jan. 16, 1862.-Naval descent upon Cedar Keys, Fla.

20, 1862.-Second stone fleet sunk at the entrance to Charleston Harbor, S. C.

22-25,-1862.-Expedition to Edisto Island, S. C.

26-28,-1862.-Reconnaissance to Wilmington Narrows, Ga.; naval engagement.

Feb. 6, 1862.-Skirmish on Barnwell's Island, S. C.

11, 1862.-Edisto Island, S. C., occupied by Union forces.

15, 1862.-Action at Venus Point, Ga.

23-26, 1862.-Reconnaissance on Bull River and Schooner Channel, S. C.

28, 1862.-Florida expedition sails from Warsaw Sound.

March. 3, 1862.-General Robert E. Lee, C. S. Army, called to Richmond, Va.

3, 1862.-Amelia Island, Fla., evecuated by the Confederate forces.

4, 1862.-Amelia Island, Fla., occupied by the Union forces.

4, 1862.-Major General John C. Pemberton, C. S. Army, assumes command of the Department of South Carolina, Georgia, and East Florida.

7-11, 1862.-Reconnaissance up the Savannah River and to Elba Island.

12, 1862.-General Robert E. Lee charged with the conduct of military operations in the armies of the Confederacy.

14, 1862.-Major General John C. Pemberton, C. S. Army, assigned to command of the Department of South Carolina and Georgia.

Brigadier General James H. Trapier, C. S. Army, assigned to command of the Department of Middle and East Florida.

15, 1862.-The State of South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida constituted the Department of the South, to be commander by Major General David Hunter, U. S. Army.

19, 1862.-Colonel W. S. Dilworth, Florida, assigned to the command of the Department of Florida, vice Trapier, ordered to Alabama.

19-24, 1862.-Reconnaissance on May River, S. C.

20, 24, 1862.-Operations near Bluffton, S. C., including affrays at Buckkingham and Hunting Island.

23, 1862.-Affair at Smyrna, Fla.

28, 1862.-Reconnaissance near the mouth of Saint Augustine Creek, Ga.

29, 1862.-Affair on Edison Island, S. C.

30-31, 1862.-Affairs on Wilmington and Whitemarsh Island, Ga.

31, 1862.-Major General David Hunter, U. S. Army, assumes command of the Department of the South.

April 5, 1862.-Occupation of Edisto Island, S. C., by the Union forces.

7, 1862.-Major-General Pemberton's command extended over Middle and Eastern Florida.

8, 1862.-Brigadier General Joseph Finegan, C. S. Army, assigned to command of the Department of Middle and Eastern Florida.

9, 1862.-Jacksonville, Fla., evacuated by the Union forces.

10, 1862.-Skirmish near Fernandina, Fla.

10-11, 1862.-Bombardment and capture of Fort Pulaski, Ga.

NOVEMBER 7, 1861.-Capture of Fort Beauregard and Walker, Port Royal Bay, S. C., by the United States Navy.

REPORTS, ETC.


Numbers 1.-Brigadier General Thomas W. Sherman, U. S. Army, with proclamation.


Numbers 2.-Brigadier General Thomas F. Drayton, C. S. Army, of the bombardment of Forts Walker and Beauregard.


Numbers 3.-Colonel John A. Wagener, First Artillery, South Carolina Militia, of the bombardment of Fort Walker.


Page 2 COASTS OF S. C., GA., AND MIDDLE AND EAST FLA. Chapter XV.

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