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Page 2 OPERATIONS IN KY.,TENN., N. ALA.,AND S. W. VA. Chapter XVII.

Jan. 28-Feb. 2, 1862. - Operations near Greensburg and Lebanon, Ky.

Feb. 2, 1862. - Skirmish in Morgan County, Tenn.

4, 1862. - Gunboat reconnaissance to Fort Henry, Tenn.

6, 1862. - Capture of Fort Henry, Tenn.

6-10, 1862. - Expedition to Florence, Ala.

7, 1862. - Brigadier General Bushrod R. Johnson, C. S. Army, assumes command at Fort Donelson, Tenn.

9, 1862. - Brigadier General Gideon J. Pillow, C. S. Army, assumes command at Fort Donelson, Tenn.

12-16, 1862. - Siege of Fort Donelson, Tenn.

13, 1862. - Brigadier General John B. Floyd, C. S. Army, assumes command at Fort Donelson, Tenn.

Skirmish near Fort Heiman, Ky.

14, 1862. - Brigadier General U. S. Grant, U. S. Army, assigned to command of the District of West Tennessee.

Brigadier General William T. Sherman, U. S. Army, assigned to command of the District of Cairo.

Skirmish near Cumberland Gap, Tenn.

14-15, 1862. - Bowling Green, Ky., evacuated by the Confederates and occupied by the Union forces.

15-22, 1862. - Expedition from Cairo, Ill., to Eastport, Miss.

19, 1862. - Clarksville, Tenn., occupied by Union forces.

23, 1862. - General A. Sidney Johnston, C. S. Army, assumes immediate command of the Central Army.

23-25, 1862. - Nashville, Tenn., evacuated by the Confederates and occupied by Union forces.

25, 1862. - Major General E. Kirby Smith, C. S. Army, assigned to command in East Tennessee.

26, 1862. - Scout to Nashville, Tenn.

March 1, 1862. - Engagement at Pittsburg, Tenn.

2-3, 1862. - Columbus, Ky., evacuated by the Confederates and occupied by the Union forces.

4, 1862. - Major General Braxton Bragg, C. S. Army, announces his resumption of the command of Department of labama and West Florida.*

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

Report of Brigadier General T. C. Hindman, C. S. Army.


HDQRS. 1ST Brigadier, 1ST DIV., CENTRAL ARMY KENTUCKY,
Oakland, Ky., November 21, 1861.

SIR: As required by dispatch of last night from division headquarters, I submit a detailed report of my expedition to Brownsville on yesterday

In a dispatch of recent date I informed you of the skirmish between a detachment of Major Phifer's cavalry battalion, under Captain Chrisman, and a party of Yankees, at Brownsville, and stated my wish to conduct an expedition in that direction. No official response reached me on the subject, and the intention was consequently abandoned. But on yesterday morning Lieutenant Colonel Marmaduke, Frist Arkansas Battalion, reported that Lieutenant Murphy, of his command, with six men of Major Phifer's battalion, who had been sent out two days previously by my order to procure spirits for hospital use, had not

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*It does not appear, however, that effect, was ever given to his order resuming command.

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Page 2 OPERATIONS IN KY.,TENN., N. ALA.,AND S. W. VA. Chapter XVII.

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