OPERATIONS IN NORTH CAROLINA, VIRGINIA, WEST VIRGINIA, MARYLAND, AND PENNSYLVANIA.
August 4-December 31, 1863.
SUMMARY OF THE PRINCIPAL EVENTS.*
August 4, 1863.-Skirmish at Brandy Station, Va.
Skirmish near Amissville, Va.
Expedition to Fairfax Court-House, Va.
Skirmish at Burlington, W. Va.
4-7, 1863.-Army and naval reconnaissance on James River, Va., and engagement (6th).
5, 1863.-Skirmish at Little Washington, Va.
Skirmish at Muddy Run, Va.
5-12, 1863.-Expedition from Kempsville, Va., into Currituck and Camden Counties, N. C.
5-31, 1863.-Averell's raid in West Virginia.
6, 1863.-Skirmish at Cacapon Mountain, W. Va.
Capture and recapture of sutlers' wagons near Fairfax Court-House, Va.
7, 1863.-Affair at Burke's Station, Va.
8, 1863.-Skirmish at Waterford, Va.
9, 1863.-Skirmish Brandy Station, Va.
Skirmish near Welford's Ford, Va.
10, 1863.-Bvt. Brigadier General William W. Morris, U. S. Army, temporarily in command of the Middle Department and Eighth Army Corps.
11, 1863.-Capture of Union wagon train near Annandale, Va.
11-19, 1863.-Expedition from Portsmouth, Va., to Edenton, N. C., and skirmishes.
*Of some of the minor conflicts noted in this Summary, no circumstantial reports are on file. All such are designated in the index.
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