War of the Rebellion: Serial 015 Page 0518 Chapter XXIV. OPERATIONS IN N. VA., W. VA., AND MD.

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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11-12, 1862.-Fremont's command withdrawn to mount Jackson.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.

REPORTS, ETC.

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.