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Page 3 Chapter XXII. SUMMARY OF THE PRINCIPAL EVENTS.

April 29-June 10, 1862.-Advance upon and siege of Corinth, and pursuit of the Confederate forces to Guntown, Miss.

30, 1862.-Reorganization of the armies of the Department of the Mississippi. Major-Generals Thomas, Pope, and McClernand, respectively, assigned to command of the right wing, left wing, and reserve; Major-General Buell retaining command of the Army of the Ohio and Major-General Grant assigned as second in command over all.

May 1, 1862.-Skirmish near Pulaski, Tenn.

1-2, 1862.-Operations in the vicinity of Athens, Mooresville, Limestone Bridge, and Elk River, Ala.

2-9, 1862.-Expedition from Trenton to Paris and Dresden, Tenn., and skirmish near Lockridge's Mill.

3, 1862.-Destruction of bridges on Lookout Creek, Ga.

Skirmish at Watkins' Ferry, Ga.

Martial law proclaimed in Southwest Virginia.

4, 1862.-Skirmish at Pulaski, Tenn.

5, 1862.-Action at Lebanon, Tenn.

7, 1862.-Major-General Braxton Bragg assumes command of the Confederate Army of the Mississippi.

8, 1862.-Skirmish at Athens, Ala.

Major-General William W. Loring, C. S. Army, assigned to command of the Army of Southwest Virginia.

9, 1862.-Skirmish on Elk River, near Bethel, Tenn.

10, 1862.-Skirmish at Lamb's Ferry, Ala.

Naval engagement at Plum Point, near Fort Pillow, Tenn.

11, 1862.-Skirmish at Pulaski, Tenn.

Affair at Cave City, Ky.

13-14, 1862.-Occupation of Rogersville and skirmish at Lamb's Ferry, Ala.

14, 1862.-Skirmish at Fayetteville, Tenn.

19-23, 1862.-Expedition down the Mississippi to Fort Pillow, Tenn.

20, 1862.-Skirmish on Elk River, Tenn.

22, 1862.-Skirmish at Winchester, Tenn.

24, 1862.-Skirmish at Winchester, Tenn.

29, 1862.-Skirmish at Whitesburg, Ala.

June 3, 1862.-North Carolina west of the Blue Ridge added to Department of East Tennessee.*

3-5, 1862.-Fort Pillow, Tenn., evacuated by the Confederates and occupied by the Union forces.

4, 1862.-Skirmish at Sweeden's Cove, near Jasper, Tenn.

Skirmish at Woodville, Ala.

4-5, 1862.-Skirmishes at Huntsville, Ala.

6, 1862.-Naval engagement off Memphis, Tenn., and occupation of that city by Union forces.

Skirmish near Tompkinsville, Ky.

7, 1862.-Skirmish at Readyville, Tenn.

Capture of Jackson, Tenn.

7-8, 1862.-Attack on Chattanooga, Tenn.

8, 1862.-Department of the Mississippi extended (in orders)to embrace all of Kentucky and Tennessee.+

10, 1862.-Skirmish at Winchester, Tenn.

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*See Series I, Vol. IX,p.473.

+It had in fact embraced all Union troops in those States ever since March 11, 1862.

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