War of the Rebellion: Serial 051 Page 0005 Chapter XIII. THE CHICKAMAUGA CAMPAIGN.

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October 10-14, 1863.-Expedition from Gallatin to Carthage, Tenn., with skirmish (10th) near Hartsville.

14-20, 1863.-Expedition from Messinger's Ferry on the Big Black River, La., with skirmish at Red River (14th).

16, 1863.-The Military Division of The Mississippi (consisting of the Departments of the Cumberland, Ohio, and Tennessee) created, and Major General U. S. Grant assigned to the command. Major General George H. Thomas ordered to command the Department of the Cumberland, vice Major General W. S. Rosecrans, relieved.

Skirmish near Island Numbers 10, Tenn.

17, 1863.-Skirmish near Satartia, Miss.

18, 1863.-Major General U. S. Grant, U. S. Army, assumes command of the Military Division of the Mississippi.

19, 1863.-Skirmish at Smith's Bridge, Miss.

AUGUST 16-SEPTEMBER 22, 1863.-The Chickamauga Campaign.


August 16-17, 1863.-General advance of the Army of the Cumberland.

17, 1863.-Skirmish at Calfkiller Creek, near Sparta, Tenn.

21, 1863.-Skirmish at Maysville, Ala.

Action at Shellmound, Tenn.

Bombardment of Chattanooga, Tenn.

22-24, 1863.-Expedition from Tracy City, Tenn., to the Tennessee River.

24, 1863.-Skirmish at Gunter's Landing, near Port Deposit, Ala.

26-27, 1863.-Skirmishes at Harrison's Landing, Tenn.

28, 1863.-Skirmish at the Narrows, near Shellmound, Tenn.

28-31, 1863.-Reconnaissance from Stevenson, Ala.,to Trenton, Ga.

29, 1863.-Skirmish at Caperton's Ferry, Ala.

30-31, 1863.-Reconnaissance from Shellmound toward Chattanooga, Tenn.

31, 1863.-Skirmish in Will's Valley. Ala.

1, 1863.-Skirmishes at Will's Creek and at Davis', Tap's, and Neal's Gaps, Ala.

Skirmish at Lebanon, Ala.

Skirmish near Alpine, Ga.

Destruction of salt-works at Rawlingsville, Ala.

6, 1863.-Skirmish at Stevens' Gap, Ga.

6-7, 1863.-Skirmishes at Summerville, Ga.

7, 1863.-Skirmish at Stevenson, Ala.

Reconnaissance toward Chattanooga and skirmish in Lookout Valley, Tenn.

8, 1863. Skirmish at Winston's Gap, Ala.

Skirmish at Alpine, Ga.

9, 1863.-Chattanooga, Tenn, occupied by the Union forces.

Skirmish at Friar's Island, Tenn.