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2 Series I Volume XXV-I Serial 39 - Chancellorsville Part I

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February 6-21, 1863.-The Ninth Army Corps transferred from the Army of the Potomac t to Newport News, Va.*

7, 1863.-Major General Samuel P. Heintzelman, U. S. Army, Assumes command of the Department of Washington.

9, 1863.-Skirmish near Somerville, Va.

10, 1863.-Skirmish at Chantilly, Va.

10-12, 1863.-Expedition from Beverly into Pocahontas County, W. Va.

10-16, 1863.-Operations in Westmoreland and Richmond Counties, Va.

12, 1863.-Skirmish near Smithfield and Charlestown, W. Va.

12-14, 1863.-Expedition from Belle Plain to Mattox Creek, Currioman and Nomim Bays, Va.

Expedition from Pratt's Landing to Heatsville, Va.

13, 1863.-Skirmish at Dranesville, Va.

14, 1863.-Affair on the Hillsborough Road, and scout to Leesburg, Va. Affair near Union Mills, Va.

16, 1863.-Major General George Sykes, temporarily in command of the Fifth Army Corps.

Affair near Romney, W. Va.

18, 1863.-Two divisions of Longstreet's corps ordered from Army of Northern Virginia to defense of Richmond.

19, 1863.-Skirmish at Leesburg, Va.

@1, 1863.-Attack on U. S. gunboats Freeborn and Dragon, at Ware's Point, Va.

23, 1863.-Brigadier Gens. Andrew A Humphreys and Adolph von Steinwehr, U. S. Army, temporarily and respectfully commanding the Fifth and Eleventh Army Corps.

24, 1863.-Skirmish near Strasburg, Va.

25, 1863.-Skirmish at Hartwood Church, Va.

25-26, 1863.-Skirmishes near Winchester, Strasburg, and Woodstock, Va.

Skirmish at Chantilly, Va.

26, 1863.-Affair near Germantown, Va.

27, 1863.-Brigadier General James S. Wadsworth, U. S. Army, temporarily in command of the First Army Corps.

27-28, 1863.-Scout from Centreville to Falmouth, Va.

March 2, 1863.-Skirmish near Alide, Va.

3-8, 1863.-Expedition from Belle Plain to Coan River and Machodoc Creek Va.

4, 1863.-Skirmish at Independent Hill, Prince William Country, Va.

7, 1863.-Skirmish at Green Spring Run, W. Va.

9, 1863.-Affair at Fairfax Count-House, va.

12, 1863.-Brigadier General William W. Morris, U. S. Army, temporarily in command of the Middle Military Department.

12-16, 1863.-Scout from Camp Piatt though Boone, Wyoming, and Logan Counties, W. Va.

15, 1863.-Affair near Dumfries, Va.

Scout from Harper's Ferry to Leesburg, Va.

17, 1863.-Engagement at Kelly's Ford (Kellysville), Va.

Skirmish at Bealeton Station, Va.

Affair at Herndon Station, Va.

19, 1863.-Skirmish near Winchester, Va.

22, 1863.- Affairs at Selecman's Ford and Mrs. Violett's, near Occoquan, Va.

23, 1863.-Skirmish on the Little River Turnpike, near Chantilly, Va.

25-29, 1863.-Expedition from Belle Plain into Westmoreland Country, Va.

28, 1863.-Skirmish at Hurricane Bridge, W. Va.

29, 1863.-Major General Carl Schurz, U. S. Army, Assumes command of the Eleventh Army Corps.


* See Series I, Vol. XVIII p. 149.


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