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OPERATIONS IN NORTH CAROLINA, VIRGINIA, WEST VIRGINIA, MARYLAND, PENNSYLVANIA, AND DEPARTMENT OF THE EAST.

June 3-August 3, 1863

PART I.

The Gettysburg Campaign

SUMMARY OF THE PRINCIPAL EVENTS.

June 3-August 1, 1863. -The Gettysburg Campaign.

4, 1863. -Skirmish on the Lawyers road, near Fairfax Court-House, Va. Skirmish at Frying Pan, Va.

4-5, 1863. -Expedition from Yorktown to Walkerton and Aylett`s, Va.

5-7, 1863. -Reconnaissance through Gates County, N. C., and down the Chowan River.

6, 1863. -Skirmish near Berryville, Va.

7-8, 1863. -Expedition from Gainesville, Va.

8, 1863. -Scout from Suffolk, Va., to South Mills, N. C.

9, 1863. -The Departments of the Monongahela and the Susquehanna constituted.

10, 1863. -Capture of the steamer Maple Leaf off Cape Henry, Va.

10, 1863. -Skirmish at Seneca Mills, Md. Major General W. T. H. Brooks, U. S. Army, assumes command of the Department of the Monongahela. Major General n. Couch, U. s. Army, assumes command of the Department of the Monongahela. Major General Darius N. Couch, U. S. Army, assumes command of the Department of the Susquehanna.

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*Part I embraces the reports from the Army of the Potomac and Department of Washington relating to the Gettysburg Campaign. Part II embraces the reports relating to that campaign from the Middle Department, Department of the Susquehanna and West Virginia, and Army of Northern Virginia, together with all reports relating to the other events noted in the Summary.

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+Of some of the minor conflicts noted, no circumstantial reports are on file.

1 R R-VOL XXVII, PT I

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