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Feb. 21, 1865.-Brigadier General William P. Benton, U. S. Army, assumes temporary command of U. S. forces at Mobile, Ala.

Brigadier General Elias S. Dennis, U. S. Army, assumes command of U. S. forces on Dauphin Island, Ala.

21-March 7, 1865.-Operations in the vicinity of Saint Mark's Fla.

22-25, 1865.-Expedition from Barrancas to Milton, Fla., and skirmishes. Bvt. Major General Stephen G. Burbridge, U. S. Army, relieved from command of the District of Kentucky.

25, 1865.-Skirmish at Piketoon, Ky.

Major General Frederick Steele, U. S. Army, assigned to command of the troops operating from Pensacola Bay, Fla.

Major General Gordon Granger, U. S. Army, assumes command of the Thirteenth Army Corps.

Brigadier General James C. Veatch, U. S. Army, assumes command of the U. S. forces on Dauphin Island, Ala.

27, 1865.-Major General Cadwallader, C. Washburn, U. S. Army, assigned to command the District of West Tennessee (reorganized.)

Major General Lovell H. Rousseau, U. S. Army, assigned to command the District of Middle Tennessee (reorganized.)

Major General James B. Steedman, U. S. Army assigned to command the District of the Etowah (reorganized.)

Major General George Stoneman, U. S. Army assigned to command the District of East Tennessee (reorganized.)

March 1, 1865.-Skirmish near Philadelphia, Tenn.

Skirmish at Holly Creek, Ga.

1-6, 1865.-Expedition from Gravelly Springs to Florence, Ala.

2-4, 1865.-Operation about Athens, Tenn.

3, 1865.-Skirmish near Tunnerl Hill, Ga.

Skirmish at Decatur, Ala.

3-5, 1865.-Reconnaissance from Cumberland Gap, Tenn., toward Jonesville, Va., with skirmishes (4th) at Ball's Bridge, Va., and 95th) at Tazewell, Tenn.

3-11, 1865.-Expedition from Memphis, Tenn., into Northern Mississippi.

7, 1865.-Skirmish at Elyton, Ala.

8, 1865.-Skirmish in Jackson County, Tenn.

9, 1865.-Skirmish at Howard's Mills, Ky.

Major General George Stoneman, U. S. Army, assumes command of the District of East Tennessee.

10, 1865.-Skirmish near Boyd's Station, Ala.

12-14, 1865.-Expedition from Vicksburg, Miss., to Grand Gulf and vicinity.

13, 1865.-Affair near Dalton, Ga.

14, 1865.-Skirmish near Dalton, Ga.

15-18, 1865.-Skirmish at Boyd's Station and Stevenson's Gap, Ala.

17-May 4, 1865.-The Mobile (Ala.) Campaign.

18, 1865.-Skirmish at Livingston, Tenn.

19, 1865.-Skirmish at Celina, Tenn.

20, 1865.-Skirmish at Ringgold, Ga.

21-April 25, 1865.-Expedition from East Tennessee into Southwestern Virginia and Western North Carolina.

22, 1865.-Brigadier General Edward Hatch, U. S. Army, assumes command of all troops of the Cavalry Corps, Military Division of the Mississippi, remaining at Eastport, Miss.

22-April 24, 1865.-Wilson's Raid from Chickasaw to Selman, Ala., and Macon, Ga.


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