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OFFICIAL RECORDS: Series 1, vol 42, Part 1 (Richmond-Fort Fisher)
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OPERATIONS IN SOUTHEASTERN VIRGINIA AND NORTH CAROLINA.

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August 1-December 31, 1864

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P A R T I.

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SUMMARY OF THE PRINCIPAL EVENTS.

August 1-December 31, 1864.-The Richmond (Virginia) Campaign.

September 9, 1864.-Capture of Steamer Fawn and skirmish at Currituck Bridge, Va.

29, 1864.-Action in Scuppernong River, N. C.*

October 11-13, 1864.-Scout from Camp Palmer to Gum Swamp, N. C.

15-17, 1864.-Expedition from Bernard's Mills to Murfree's

Station, Va., and skirmish (16th) at the Blackwater.

16-18, 1864.-Expedition from City Pint into Surry County, Va.

27-28, 1864.-Destruction of the Confederate ram Albemarle, at

Plymouth N. C.+

December 5, 1864.-Capture of the tug-boat Lizzie Freeman, near Smithfield, Va.

6-10, 1864.-Expedition from Portsmouth, Va., to Hertford, N. C.

7-27, 1864.-Expedition to and operations against Fort Fisher, N. C.

10-15, 1864.-Scout from Core Creek to Southewest Creek, N. C., and skirmishers.

11-19, 1864.-Operations about Broadwater Ferry and Chowan River, Va.

15, 1864.-Expedition from Fort Monroe to Pagan Creek, Va.

20-22, 1864.-Engagement at Poplar Point, N. C.

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AUGUST 1-DECEMBER 31, 1864.-The Richmond (Virginia) Campaign.+

SUMMARY OF THE PRINCIPAL EVENTS.

August 1, 1864.-Skirmish at Deep Bottom.

3, 1864.-Action near Wilcox's Landing.+

4, 1864.-Action near Harrison's Landing.+

5, 1864.-Explosion of Confederate mine in front of the Eighteenth Army Corps.

Skirmish at Cabin Point.

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* For Union naval reports, see Annual Report of the Secretary of

the Navy, December 4, 1865.

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+ For Union naval reports, see Annual Report of the Secretary of the Navy, December 5, 1864.

+Continued from Vol. XL, and, in addition to the separate events here enumerated, embracing the siege of Petersburg and Richmond.

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

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