MAY 15-JUNE 17, 1862.-Operations in the Shenandoah Valley.
SUMMARY OF THE PRINCIPAL EVENTS.
May 15, 1862.-Jackson's command returns from McDowell to Shenandoah Valley.
18, 1862.-Skirmish at Woodstock.
21, 1862.-Reconnaissance from Front Royal to Browntown.
23, 1862.-Action at Front Royal.
Skirmish at Buckton Station.
24, 1862.-Fremont ordered to move from Franklin, W. Va., against Jackson.
McDowell ordered to put 20,000 men in motion for the Shenandoah, &c.
Skirmish at Berryville.
Skirmish at Strasburg.
Action at Middletown.
Action at Newtown.
Skirmish at Linden.
24-26, 1862.-Retreat of Banks' command to Williamsport, Md.
24-30, 1862.-Operations about Harper's Ferry.
25, 1862.-Engagement at Winchester.
26, 1862.-Skirmish near Franklin, W. Va.
27, 1862.-Skirmish at Loudoun Heights.
28, 1862.-Skirmish at Charlestown.
29, 1862.-Skirmish near Wardensville, W. Va.
30, 1862.-Action at Front Royal.
31, 1862.-Skirmish near Front Royal.
Jackson's command retires from Winchester.
June 1, 1862.-Skirmish at mount Carmel, near Strasburg.
2, 1862.-Skirmishes at Strasburg and Woodstock.
3, 1862.-Skirmish at mount Jackson.
Skirmish at Tom's Brook.
6, 1862.-Action near Harrisonburg.
7, 1862.-Skirmish near Harrisonburg.
8, 1862.-Rearrangement of the Mountain Department and Department of the Shenandoah.
Battle of Cross Keys.
8-9, 1862.-Engagements at Port Republic.
9, 1862.-Shields' division ordered back to Luray, en route For Fredericksburg.
11-12, 1862.-Fremont's command withdrawn to mount Jackson.
12, 1862.-Jackson's command encamps near Weyer's Cave.
13, 1862.-Skirmish at New Market.
16, 1862.-Skirmish Mount Jackson.
17, 1862.-Jackson's command moves toward Richmond.
Numbers 1.-Major General Nathaniel P. Banks, U. S. Army, commanding Department of the Shenandoah, of operations May 14-June 16 and including instructions from the President and Secretary of War.