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CHAPTER XXII.

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

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March 4-June 10, 1862.*

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SUMMARY OF THE PRINCIPAL EVENTS.+

March 5, 1862.-General G. T. Beauregard assumes command of the Confederate Army of the Mississippi.

8, 1862.-Chattanooga, Tenn., occupied by the Confederate forces.

Morgan's operations near Nashville, Tenn.

Sherman's division embarks at Paducah, Ky., for the Tennessee River.

9, 1862.-Major-General E. Kirby Smith, C. S. Army, assumes command in East Tennessee.

Skirmish on Gramy White's Pike, near Nashville, Tenn.

9-14, 1862.-Expedition towards Purdy and operations about Crump's Landing, Tenn.

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, Tenn.

13, 1862.-Major-General Henry W. Halleck, U. S. Army, assumes command of the Department of the Mississippi.

Destruction of Beach Creek Bridge, Mobile and Ohio Railroad, Tenn.

14, 1862.-Skirmish at Big Creek Gap and Jacksborough, Tenn.

14-17, 1862.-Expedition from Savannah, Tenn., to Yellow Creek, Miss., and occupation of Pittsburg Landing, Tenn.

15-18, 1862.-Morgan's operations about Gallatin, Tenn.

16, 1862.-Action at Pound Gap, Ky.

Skirmish near Pittsburg Landing, Tenn.

21-23, 1862.-Reconnaissance to and skirmish at Cumberland Gap, Tenn.

24, 1862.-Skirmish at Camp Jackson, Tenn.

25, 1862.-Reconnaissance to Agnew's Ferry, Tenn.

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*Including events to June 18, of the Cumberland Gap Campaign, East Tennessee.

+Of some of the minor conflicts noted in this "Summary" no circumstantial reports are on file.

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