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Page 2 OPERATIONS IN N. C., S. C., S. GA., AND E. FLA. Chapter LIX.

June 20, 1865. -Major General Jacob D. Cox, U. S. Army, in temporary command of the Department of North Carolina.

Bvt. Major General Thomas H. Ruger, U. S. Army, in temporary command of the Twenty-third Army Corps.

27, 1865. -Major General William T. Sherman assigned to the command of the Military Division of the Mississippi (reorganized); Major General Alfred H. Terry, to the Department of Virginia; Major General John M. Schofield, to the Department of North Carolina; Major General Quincy A. Gillmore, to the Department of South Carolina; Major General John G. Foster, to the Department of Florida; and Major General Henry W. Slocum, to the Department of Mississippi.

Bvt. Major General Thomas H. Ruger, U. S. Army, in temporary command of the Department of North Carolina.

Brigadier General Samuel P. Carter, U. S. Army, in temporary command of the Twenty-third Army Corps.

JANUARY 1-APRIL 26, 1865. --The Campaign of the Carolinas.

SUMMARY OF THE PRINCIPAL EVENTS.

Jan. 3, 1865. -Skirmish near Hardeeville, S. C.

3-17, 1865. -Transfer of the larger portion of the Army of the Tennessee, under Major-General Howard, from Savannah, Ga., to Beaufort, S. C.

8, 1865. -Major General John A. Logan, U. S. Army, resumes command of the Fifteenth Army Corps, relieving Major General Peter J. Osterhaus.

14, 1865. -Advance of Union forces from Beaufort to Pocotaligo, S. C., and skirmishes.

15, 1865. -Destruction of the U. S. monitor Patapsco, in Charleston Harbor, S. C.

20, 1865. -Reconnaissance from Pocotaligo to the Salkehatchie River, S. C., and skirmish.

25, 1865. -Reconnaissance from Pocotaligo to the Salkehatchie River, S. C.

26, 1865. -Skirmish near Pocotaligo, S. C.

27, 1865. -Skirmish at Ennis' Cross-Roads, S. C.

28, 1865. -Skirmish at Combahee River, S. C.

29, 1865. -Skirmish at Robertsville, S. C.

30, 1865. -Skirmish near Lawtonville, S. C.

31, 1865. -The Department of North Carolina constituted, to consist of the State of North Carolina, and Major General John M. Schofield, U. S. Army, assigned to its command.

February 1, 1865. -Skirmish at Hickory Hill, S. C.

Skirmish at Whippy Swamp Creek, S. C.

2, 1865. -Skirmish at Lawtonville, S. C.

Skirmish at Barker's Mill, Whippy Swamp, S. C.

Skirmish at Duck Branch, near Loper's Cross-Roads, S. C.

Skirmishes at Rivers' and Broxton's Bridges, Salkehatchie River, S. C.

3, 1865. -Action at Rivers' Bridge, Salkehatchie River, S. C.

Skirmish at Dillingham's Cross-Roads or Duck Branch, S. C.

4, 1865. -Skirmish at Angley's Post-Office, S. C.

Skirmish at Buford's Bridge, S. C.

5, 1865. -Skirmish at Duncanville, S. C.

Skirmish at Combahee Ferry, S. C.

6, 1865. -Action at Fishburn's Plantation, near Lane's Bridge, Little Salkehatchie River, S. C.

Skirmish at Cowpen Ford, Little Salkehatchie River, S. C.

Skirmish near Barnwell, S. C.


Page 2 OPERATIONS IN N. C., S. C., S. GA., AND E. FLA. Chapter LIX.

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