OPERATIONS IN NORTH CAROLINA, VIRGINIA, WEST VIRGINIA, MARYLAND, AND PENNSYLVANIA.
January 1-April 30, 1864.
SUMMARY OF THE PRINCIPAL EVENTS. *
December 31, 1863-Jan. 5, 1864. - Operations in Hampshire and Hardy Counties, W. Va.
Jan. 1, 1864. - Affair at Bunker Hill, W. Va.
Skirmish at Rectortown, Va.
1-4, 1864. - Expedition from Bealeton to Front Royal, Va.
3, 1864. - Reconnaissance from Charlestown, W. Va., to Winchester, Va., and skirmish.
Skirmish at Jonesville, Va. +
4, 1864. - Affair at Lockwood's Folly Inlet, N. C. #
6, 1864. - Affair at Flint Hill, Va.
7, 1864. - Skirmish at Warrenton, Va.
8, 1864. - Skirmish at Moorefield Junction, W. Va.
9, 1864. - Major General Gouverneur K. Warren, U. S. Army, temporarily in command of Second Army Corps.
10, 1864. - Skirmish at Loudoun Heights, Va.
Skirmish at Petersburg, W. Va.
Scout to Sperryville, Va.
11, 1864. - Affair at Lockwood's Folly Inlet, N. C. @
12, 1864. - Affair near Accotink, Va.
Affair near Ellis' Ford, Va.
*Of some of the minor conflicts noted in this Summary no circumstantial reports are on file. All such are designated in the Index.
+See Vol. XXXII, Part I, p. 57.
#Between U. S. Navy and Confederate batteries. See Whiting's dispatches, January 4 and 5, post; and for report of Acting Rear-Admiral S. P. Lee, U. S. Navy, (of the destruction of the Bendigo) see Annual Report of the Secretary of the Navy, December 5, 1864.
#See Acting Rear-Admiral Lee's report of the destruction of the steamers Ranger and Vesta (blockade-runners), Annual Report of the Secretary of the Navy, December 5, 1864