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OFFICIAL RECORDS: Series 1, vol 20, Part 1 (Murfreesborough)
Page 1 CHAPTER XXXII.

OPERATIONS IN KENTUCKY, MIDDLE AND EAST TENNESSEE, NORTH ALABAMA, AND SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA.

November 1, 1862-January 20, 1863.

SUMMARY OF THE PRINCIPAL EVENTS.*

November 1, 1862.-The command of General Braxton Bragg, C. S. Army, extended over troops in Department of East Tennessee.

Skirmish in Henderson County, Ky.

3, 1862.-General Bragg resumes of Department Numbers 2.+

5, 1862.-Action at Nashville, Tenn.

Affair near Piketon, Ky.

6, 1862.-Skirmish at Garrettsburg, Ky.

7, 1862.-General Bragg resumes immediate command of the Army of the Mississippi, which is divided into two army corps, the First under Lieutenant General Leonidas Polk. and the Second under Lieutenant General

William J. Hardee.

Skirmish at Gallatin, Tenn.

Skirmish at Tyree Springs, Tenn.

Skirmish at White Range, Tenn.

8, 1862.-Skirmish at Burkesville, Ky.

Skirmish on the Cumberland River, near Gallatin, Tenn.

9, 1862.-Skirmish at Silver Springs, Tenn.

Skirmish at Lebanon, Tenn.

12, 1862.-Capture of courier station on Stone's River, Tenn.

13, 1862.-Lieutenant-General Hardee assumes command of the Second Corps, Army of the Mississippi.

Skirmish near Nashville, Tenn.

15-20, 1862.-Reconnaissance from Edgefield Junction toward Clarksville, Tenn.

17-29, 1862.-Expedition from Sparta, Tenn., into Kentucky.

18, 1862.-Skirmish at Rural Hill, Tenn.

19, 1862.-Skirmish at Tunnel Hill, Ky.

Reconnaissance toward La Vergne, Tenn.

Skirmish near Tompkinsville, Ky.

20, 1862.- The Confederate Army of Tennessee constituted, to consist of E. Kirby Smith's, Polk's, and Hardee's army corps.

24, 1862.- General Joseph E. Johnston, C. S. Army, assigned to a command embracing Western North Carolina, Tennessee, Northern Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, and Eastern Louisiana. Skirmish near Tompkinsville, Ky.

25, 1862.-Skirmish at Calhoun, Ky.

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

+ On October 24, 1862, the command had been temporarily transferred to Lieutenant-General Polk.

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