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CHAPTER XVIII.

OPERATIONS IN KENTUCKY, TENNESSEE, NORTH ALABAMA, AND SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA.

November 19, 1861-March 4, 1862.

SUMMARY OF THE PRINCIPAL EVENTS.*

November 20, 1861. - Skirmish at Brownsville, Ky.

21, 1861. - Ten thousand volunteers called out in Mississippi for the defense of Columbus, Ky., &c.

Brigadier General Lloyd Tilghman, C. S. Army, assigned to command of Forts Henry and Donelson, Tenn.

24- December 5, 1861. - Forrest's Expedition to Caseyville, Eddyville, Yc., Ky.

December 1, 1861. - Skirmish at Whippoorwill Creek, Ky.

Gunboat demonstration on Fort Holt, Ky.

1-2, 1861. - Skirmishes near Camp Goggin, Ky.

1-13, 1861. - Operations about Mill Springs and Somerset, Ky.

4-7, 1861. - Expedition to and destruction of Bacon Creek Bridge, Ky.

5, 1861. - Major General William J. Hardee, C. S. Army, assumes command of the Central Army of Kentucky.

5-8, 1861. - Scout in vicinity of Russellville, Ky.

8, 1861. - Skirmish at Fishing Creek, near Somerset, Ky.

12, 1861. - Skirmish at Gradyville, Ky.

17, 1861. - Action at Rowlett's Station (Woodsonville), Green River, Ky.

18, 1861. - Reconnaissance from Somerset to Mill Springs, Ky.

23, 1861. - Jan. 30, 1862. - Gardfield's and Marshall's operations in Eastern Kentucky.

25, 1861. - Skirmish at Grider's Ferry, Cumberland River, Ky.

28, 1861. - Action at Sacramento, Ky.

28-31, 1861. - Expedition to Camp Beauregard and Viola, Ky.

Jan. 7, 1862. - Skirmish at Jennie's Creek, Ky.

8, 1862. - Skirmish at Fishing Creek, Ky.

10, 1862. - Engagement at Middle Creek, nea Prestonburg, Ky.

10-21, 1862. - Expedition into Kentucky from Cairo, Ill.

14, 1862. - Gunboat reconnaissance to Columbus, Ky.

15-25, 1862. - Reconnaissance from Paducah, Ky., to Fort Henry, Tenn.

19, 1862. - Engagement at Logan's Cross-Roads, on Fishing Creek, near Mill Spring, Ky.

17-22, 1862. - Gunboat demonstrations on Fort Henry, Tenn.

24-30, 1862. - Expedition to the Little Sandy and Piketon, Ky.

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*Of some of the minor conflicts noted in this "Summary" no circumstantial reports are on file, the only record of such events being references to them on muster rolls and returns.

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