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OFFICIAL RECORDS: Series 1, vol 18, Part 1 (Suffolk)
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OPERATIONS IN NORTH CAROLINA AND SOUTHEASTER VIRGINIA.

AUGUST 20, 1862 - JUNE 3, 1863.

SUMMARY OF THE PRINCIPAL EVENTS.*

August 20-Sept. 10, 1862.- Army of the Potomac embarks for Aquia Creek and Alexandria, Va.+

30, 1862.- Major General Gustavus W. Smith, C. S. Army, assumes command of defenses of Richmond, etc.

Skirmish near Plymouth, N. C.

31, 1862.- Skirmish at Franklin, Va.

Sept. 2-3, 1862.- Expedition from Suffolk, Va.

6, 1862.- Attack on Washington, N. C.

9, 1862.- Skirmish at Williamsburg, Va.

17-20, 1862.- Operations at and about Shiloh, N. C.

19, 1862.- The Confederate Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia (Department of Virginia and North Carolina) constituted, under command of Major General Gustavus W. Smith.

Oct. 3, 1862.- Skirmish on the Blackwater, near Franklin, Va.

Affair on the Blackwater, near Zuni, Va.

15, 1862.- Skirmish near Carrsville, Va.

25, 1862.- Skirmish near Zuni, Va.

29, 1862.- Skirmish on the Blackwater, Va.

31, 1862.- Skirmish at Franklin, Va.

Nov. 1-12, 1862.- Expedition from New Berne, N. C., including skirmishes (2nd) at Little Creek and Rawle's Mill.

8, 1862.- Brigadier General W. H. C. Whiting, C. S. Army, assigned to command of the defense of Cape Fear River, N. C.

11, 1862.- Demonstration of New Berne, N. C.

12-14, 1862.- Operations about Suffolk, Va., including skirmishes (12th) at Providence Church and (14th) at Blackwater Bridge, and Zuni, Va.

16, 1862.- Skirmish at Gloucester Point, Va.

17, 1862.- Affair near Carrsville, Va.

18, 1862.- Skirmish at Franklin, Va.

Skirmish at Core Creek, N. C.

22, 1862.- Destruction of Salt-Works in Matthews County, Va.

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

+ See Series I, Vols. XI and XIX.

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