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Page 3 Chapter XLV. SUMMARY OF THE PRINCIPAL EVENTS.

Feb. 25, 1864. - Major General John C. Breckinridge, C. S. Army, assigned to command of the Trans-Alleghany or Western Department of Virginia, relieving Major General Samuel Jones.

28, 1864. - Scout in Gloucester County, Va.

28-Mar. 1, 1864. - Custer's raid into Albermale County, Va.

28-Mar. 4, 1864. - Kilpatrick's expedition against Richmond, Va.

29-Mar. 1, 1864. - Skirmishes at Ballahock, on Bear Quarter road, and at Deep Creek, Va.

29-Mar. 5, 1864. - Expedition to Petersburg and destruction of saltpeter-works near Franklin, W. Va.

Mar. 3, 1864. - Skirmish near Petersburg, W. Va.

4-5, 1864. - Demonstration on Portsmouth, Va.

5, 1864. - Major General John C. Breckinridge, C. S. Army, assumes command of the Department of Western Virginia.

Raid on the Eastern Shore of Virginia.

6, 1864. - Skirmish at Snickersville, Va.

9, 1864. - Skirmish near Greenwich, Va.

Skirmish near Suffolk, Va.

9-12, 1864. - Expedition into King and Queen County, VA.

9-22, 1864. - Expedition to the Piankatank, and skirmish at Cricket Hill, Va.

10, 1864. - Major General Franz Sigel, U. S. Army, supersedes Brigadier General Benjamin F. Kelley, in command of the Department of West Virginia.

Skirmishes near Charlestown and at Kabletown, W. Va.

12, 1864. - Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant, U. S. Army, assigned to command of the Armies of the United States, and Major General Henry W. Halleck assigned as chief of staff of these armies.

14, 1864. - The Ninth Army Corps, Major General John G. Parke, U. S. Army, commanding, ordered from East Tennessee to Annapolis, Md.

16, 1864. - Brigadier General Orlando B. Willcox, U. S. Army, temporarily in command of the Ninth Army Corps.

Affair near Annandale, Va.

Skirmish at Bristoe Station, Va.

16-18, 1864. - Scout in Cabell and Wayne Counties, W. Va.

Reconnaissance toward Snicker's Gap, Va.

17-18, 1864. - Reconnaissance to Sperryville, Va.

17-21, 1864. - Expedition from Yorktown into Mathews and Middlesex Counties, Va.

19, 1864. - Scout to Salem and Orleans, Va.

22, 1864. - Major General Lewis Wallace, U. S. Army, supersedes Brigadier General Henry H. Lockwood in command of the Middle Department Affair at Winchester, Va.

23, 1864. - The First Army Corps discontinued and troops assigned to the Fifth Army Corps.

Major General Gouverneur K. Warren, U. S. Army, supersedes Major General George Sykes in command of the Fifth Army Corps.

24, 1864. - The Third Army Corps discontinued and troops distributed to the Second and Sixth Army Corps.

Major General Winfield S. Hancock, U. S. Army, resumes command of Second Army Corps.

25, 1864. - Brigadier General David Mc M. Gregg, U. S. Army, supersedes Major General Alfred Pleasonton in command of the Cavalry Corps.

25-26, 1864. - Expedition to Bogue and Bear Inlets, N. C.

26, 1864. - Skirmish near Black Jack Church, N. C.


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