War of the Rebellion: Serial 010 Page 0051 Chapter XXII. CUMBERLAND GAP CAMPAIGN.

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MARCH 28-JUNE 18, 1862.-Cumberland Gap (Tenn.) Campaign.

EVENTS.

March 28, 1862.-Brig. General George W. Morgan, U. S. Army, assigned to command of Seventh Division, Army of the Ohio, and ordered to operate against Cumberland Gap.

April 29, 1862.-Skirmish near Cumberland Gap.

June 10, 1862.-Skirmish at Wilson's Gap.

Skirmish at Rogers' Gap.

11-12, 1862.-Skirmishes in Big Creek Gap.

15, 1862.-Action at Big Creek Gap.

18, 1862.-Skirmish at Wilson's Gap.

Cumberland Gap occupied by Union forces.

LIST OF REPORTS

No. 1.-Major-General Don Carlos Buell, U. S. Army, with dispatches relating to Brigadier-General Morgan's report.

No. 2.-Brig. General George W. Morgan, U. S. Army, commanding Seventh Division, Army of the Ohio.

No. 3.-Captain Jacob T. Foster, First Wisconsin Battery, Chief of Artillery of operations June 6-18.

No. 4.-Brig. General Samuel P. Carter, U. S. Army, commanding Twenty- fourth Brigade, Army of the Ohio, of operations June 8-16.

No. 5.-Brig. General James G. Spears, U. S. Army, commanding Twenty-fifth Brigade, Army of the Ohio, of operations June 10-15.

No. 6.-Colonel John F. De Courcy, Sixteenth Ohio Infantry, commanding Twenty-sixth Brigade, Army of the Ohio, of operations June 7-18.

No. 7.-Brig. General Absalom Baird, U. S. Army, commanding Twenty-seventh Brigade, Army of the Ohio, of operations June 7-18.

No. 8.-Major-General E. Kirby Smith, C. S. Army, including orders for movement of troops.

No. 9.-J. F. Belton, Acting Assistant Adjutant-General, C. S. Army.

No. 1. Report of Major-General Don Carlos Buell, U. S. Army,

with dispatches relating to Brigadier-General Morgan's report.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE OHIO, July 15, 1862.

General Morgan has had very great difficulties to contend with, and merits praise for the zeal and ability with which he has conducted his column. I deem it proper to submit the accompanying dispatches between General Morgan and my headquarters in explanation of certain paragraphs in his report.

Respectfully,

D. C. BUELL,

Major-General, Commanding.

ASSISTANT ADJUTANT-GENERAL,

Headquarters Department of the Mississippi.