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

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March 2-3, 1864.-Expedition from Larkins' Landing to Gourd Neck and Guntersville, Ala.

4, 1864.-Skirmish near Murfreesborough, Tenn.

Skirmish at Rodney, Miss.

5, 1864.-Major General John C. Breckinridge, C. S. Army, supersedes Major General Samuel Jones in command of the Trans-Alleghany or Western Department of Virginia.

Skirmish at Leet's Tan-yard, Ga.

Skirmish at Panther Springs, Tenn.

6, 1864.-Affair near Island Numbers 10, Tenn.

Attack on Union Pickets at Columbus, Ky.

7, 1864.-Skirmish at Decatur, Ala.

7-8, 1864.-Skirmishes at Brownsville, Miss.

8, 1864.-Major General Simon B. Buckner, C. S. Army, temporarily in command of the Department of East Tennessee.

Affairs at Courtland and Moulton, Ala.

9, 1864.-Skirmish near Nickajack Gap, Ga.

10, 1864.-Guerrilla raid on Clinton, Ky.

Guerrilla raid on Mayfield, Ky.

11-28, 1864.-Operations about Sparta, Tenn., including skirmishes on Calfkiller Creek and near Beersheba Springs.

12, 1864.-Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant assigned to command of the Armies of the United States; Major General William T. Sherman to command of the Military Division of the Mississippi; Major General James B. McPherson to command of the Department of the Tennessee; and Major General Henry W. Halleck as chief of staff of the army.

Skirmish near Union City, Tenn.

Scout to Nola Chucky Bend, near Morristown, Tenn.

13, 1864.-Skirmish at Cheek's Cross-Roads, Tenn.

Skirmish at Spring Hill, Tenn.

14, 1864.-The Ninth Army Corps ordered to Annapolis, Md.

Skirmish at Bent Creek, Tenn.

Skirmish at Claysville, Ala.

Operations in Jones County, Miss.

15, 1864.-Skirmish at Bull's Gap, Tenn.

Skirmish in Flat Creek Valley, Tenn.

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

Raid on the Nashville and Chattanooga Railroad, near Tullahoma, Tenn.

16-April 14, 1864.-Forrest's expedition into West Tennessee and Kentucky.

17, 1864.-Skirmish at Manchester, Tenn.

18, 1864.-Major General William T. Sherman, U. S. Army, assumes command of the Military Division of the Mississippi.

Scout from Island Numbers 10, Tenn., to New Madrid, Mo.

Lieutenant General James Longstreet, C. S. Army, resumes command of the Department of East Tennessee.

19, 1864.-Skirmish at Beersheba Springs, Tenn.

Skirmish on the Cumberland River, Ky.

21, 1864.-Skirmish at Reynoldsburg, Tenn.

Skirmish near Moulton, Ala.

22, 1864.-Skirmish at Langley's Plantation, Issaquena County, Miss.

Affair at Fancy Farms, Ky.

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