OPERATIONS IN KENTUCKY, MIDDLE AND EAST TENNESSEE, NORTH ALABAMA, AND SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA.
June 10-October 31, 1862.
SUMMARY OF THE PRINCIPAL EVENTS.*
June 10, 1862-Major Gens. U. S. Grant, D. C. Buell, and John Pope, U. S. Army, ordered to resume command of their separate army corps.+
Skirmish at Winchester, Tenn.
Skirmish near Wilson's and Rogers' Gaps, Tenn.++
11, 1862.-Skirmish near Monterey, Ky.
11-13, 1862.-Skirmishes at Big Creek Gap, Ky.++
16, 1862.-Skirmish at Winchester, Tenn.
17, 1862.-General Braxton Bragg, C. S. Army, supersedes General G. T. Beauregard in command of Department Numbers 2, or the Western Department.
18, 1862.-Skirmish at Wilson's Gap and occupation of Cumberland Gap by the Union forces.++
20-23, 1862.-Affairs in Owen County, Ky., and skirmish near Lusby's Mill.
21, 1862.-Skirmish at Rankin's Ferry, near Jasper, Tenn, Skirmish at Battle Creek, Tenn.
26, 1862.-Major General John Pope, U. S. Army, assigned to command of the Army of Virginia.
28, 1862.-Skirmish at Sparta, Tenn.
30, 1862.-Affair at Powell River, Tenn.
Skirmish at Henderson, Ky.
2, 1862.-Skirmish at Huntsville, Ala.
Department Numbers 2 extended.
3, 1862.-Skirmish near Russellville, Ala.
4-28, 1862.-Morgan's first Kentucky raid.
5, 1862.-Major General William J. Hardee, C. S. Army, temporarily commanding Army of the Mississippi.
Skirmish at Battle Creek, Tenn.
7-11, 1862.-Operations about cumberland Gap, Tenn.
11, 1862.-Major General Henry W. Halleck assigned to command of the Armies of the United States.
12-16, 1862. -Expedition from Decatur, Ala., and skirmish near Davis' Gap.
13, 1862.-Action at and surrender of Murfreesborough, Tenn.
15.1862.-Skirmish at Wallace's Cross-Roades, Tenn.
*Of some of the minor conflicts noted in this "Summary" no circumstantial reports are on file.
+ See Series I, Vol. X, Part II, p. 288.
++ For reports, see Cumberland Gap Campaign, Series I, Vol. X, Part, p. 51
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