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OFFICIAL RECORDS: Series 1, vol 16, Part 1 (Morgan's First Kentucky Raid, Perryville Campaign)
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OPERATIONS IN KENTUCKY, MIDDLE AND EAST TENNESSEE, NORTH ALABAMA, AND SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA.

June 10-October 31, 1862.

SUMMARY OF THE PRINCIPAL EVENTS.*

June 10, 1862-Major Gens. U. S. Grant, D. C. Buell, and John Pope, U. S. Army, ordered to resume command of their separate army corps.+

Skirmish at Winchester, Tenn.

Skirmish near Wilson's and Rogers' Gaps, Tenn.++

11, 1862.-Skirmish near Monterey, Ky.

11-13, 1862.-Skirmishes at Big Creek Gap, Ky.++

16, 1862.-Skirmish at Winchester, Tenn.

17, 1862.-General Braxton Bragg, C. S. Army, supersedes General G. T. Beauregard in command of Department Numbers 2, or the Western Department.

18, 1862.-Skirmish at Wilson's Gap and occupation of Cumberland Gap by the Union forces.++

20-23, 1862.-Affairs in Owen County, Ky., and skirmish near Lusby's Mill.

21, 1862.-Skirmish at Rankin's Ferry, near Jasper, Tenn, Skirmish at Battle Creek, Tenn.

26, 1862.-Major General John Pope, U. S. Army, assigned to command of the Army of Virginia.

28, 1862.-Skirmish at Sparta, Tenn.

30, 1862.-Affair at Powell River, Tenn.

Skirmish at Henderson, Ky.

2, 1862.-Skirmish at Huntsville, Ala.

Department Numbers 2 extended.

3, 1862.-Skirmish near Russellville, Ala.

4-28, 1862.-Morgan's first Kentucky raid.

5, 1862.-Major General William J. Hardee, C. S. Army, temporarily commanding Army of the Mississippi.

Skirmish at Battle Creek, Tenn.

7-11, 1862.-Operations about cumberland Gap, Tenn.

11, 1862.-Major General Henry W. Halleck assigned to command of the Armies of the United States.

12-16, 1862. -Expedition from Decatur, Ala., and skirmish near Davis' Gap.

13, 1862.-Action at and surrender of Murfreesborough, Tenn.

15.1862.-Skirmish at Wallace's Cross-Roades, Tenn.

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*Of some of the minor conflicts noted in this "Summary" no circumstantial reports are on file.

+ See Series I, Vol. X, Part II, p. 288.

++ For reports, see Cumberland Gap Campaign, Series I, Vol. X, Part, p. 51

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