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2 Series I Volume XXXII-I Serial 57 - Forrest's Expedition Part I

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Jan. 16-17, 1864.-Operations about Dandridge, Tenn., including skirmishes (16th) at Kimbrough's Cross-Roads and on Bend of Chucky Road, and action (17th) near Dandridge.

17, 1864.-Brigadier General Orlando B. Willcox, U. S. Army, supersedes Brigadier General Robert B. Potter in command of the Ninth Army Corps.

18, 1864.-Skirmish at Grand Gulf, Miss.

19, 1864.-Skirmish at Big Springs, near Tazewell, Tenn.

20, 1864.-Naval reconnaissance of Forts Morgan and Gaines, Mobile Bay, Ala.*

Skirmish at Tracy City, Tenn.

Skirmish at Island Numbers 76, Mississippi River.

21, 1864.-Major General Carl Schurz, U. S. Army, temporarily in command of the Eleventh Army Corps.

Scout from Chattanooga to Harrison and Ooltewah, Tenn.

21-22, 1864.-Skirmishes at Strawberry Plains (21st) and at Armstrong's Ferry, Tenn. (22nd).

21-23, 1864.-Scout from Rossville toward Dalton, Ga., and skirmish (22nd).

22, 1864.-Capture of forage-wagons near Wilsonville, Tenn.

Affair at Subligna, Ga.

22-27, 1864.-Expedition from Union City to Trenton, Tenn.

23, 1864.-Skirmish near Newport, Tenn.

Affair near Woodville, Ala.

Scout from La Grange, Tenn., to Ripley, Miss.

23-29, 1864.-Operations in North Alabama.

24, 1864.-Operations near Natchez, Miss.

Capture of Union pickets at Love's Hill, near Knoxville, Tenn.

Skirmish at Tazewell, Tenn.

25, 1864.-Skirmish at La Grange, Tenn.

Skirmish at Mount Pleasant, Miss.

Corinth, Miss., evacuated by the Union forces.

25-Feb. 5, 1864.-Expedition from Scottsborough, Ala., toward Rome, Ga.

26, 1864.-Major General John G. Parke, U. S. Army, resumes command of the Ninth Army Corps.

Skirmish near Knoxville, Tenn.

Skirmish at Sevierville, Tenn.

26-28, 1864.-Operation about Dandridge, Tenn.

27, 1864.-Skirmish near Knoxville, Tenn.

Affair one the Cumberland River, Ky.

28, 1864.-Lieutenant-General Polk's command designated Department of Alabama, Mississippi and East Louisiana.

Major General John M. Schofield, U. S. Army, assigned to command of the Department of the Ohio, and Major General George Stoneman, U. S. Army, to the command of the Twenty-third Army Corps.

Affair at Lee's House, on Cornersville Pike, Tenn.

28-29, 1864.-Skirmishes near Jonesville, Va.

28-Feb. 8, 1864.-Expedition from Gallatin to Cumberland Mountains, Tenn.

29, 1864.-Firing on steamer Sir William Wallace, Mississipi River.

29-Feb. 23, 1864.-Expedition from Vicksburg, Miss., to Waterproof, La., and skirmishes.


*For reports of Rear-Admiral D. G. Farragut, U. S. Navy, see p. 386 of Annual Report of the Secretary of the Navy, December 5, 1864.


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