OPERATIONS IN KENTUCKY, TENNESSEE, NORTH MISSISSIPPI, NORTH ALABAMA, AND SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA.
March 4-June 10, 1862.*
SUMMARY OF THE PRINCIPAL EVENTS.+
March 5, 1862.-General G. T. Beauregard assumes command of the Confederate Army of the Mississippi.
8, 1862.-Chattanooga, Tenn., occupied by the Confederate forces.
Morgan's operations near Nashville, Tenn.
Sherman's division embarks at Paducah, Ky., for the Tennessee River.
9, 1862.-Major-General E. Kirby Smith, C. S. Army, assumes command in East Tennessee.
Skirmish on Gramy White's Pike, near Nashville, Tenn.
9-14, 1862.-Expedition towards Purdy and operations about Crump's Landing, Tenn.
11, 1862.-The Department of the Missouri and a portion of the Department of the Ohio merged into the Department of the Mississippi.
Skirmish near Paris, Tenn.
13, 1862.-Major-General Henry W. Halleck, U. S. Army, assumes command of the Department of the Mississippi.
Destruction of Beach Creek Bridge, Mobile and Ohio Railroad, Tenn.
14, 1862.-Skirmish at Big Creek Gap and Jacksborough, Tenn.
14-17, 1862.-Expedition from Savannah, Tenn., to Yellow Creek, Miss., and occupation of Pittsburg Landing, Tenn.
15-18, 1862.-Morgan's operations about Gallatin, Tenn.
16, 1862.-Action at Pound Gap, Ky.
Skirmish near Pittsburg Landing, Tenn.
21-23, 1862.-Reconnaissance to and skirmish at Cumberland Gap, Tenn.
24, 1862.-Skirmish at Camp Jackson, Tenn.
25, 1862.-Reconnaissance to Agnew's Ferry, Tenn.
*Including events to June 18, of the Cumberland Gap Campaign, East Tennessee.
+Of some of the minor conflicts noted in this "Summary" no circumstantial reports are on file.
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