War of the Rebellion: Serial 065 Page 0003 Chapter XLVII. OPERATIONS IN CHARLESTON HARBOR, ETC.

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Aug. 29, 1864.-Skirmish at Milton, Fla.

Sept. 18-Oct. 4, 1864.-Expedition from Barrancas to Marianna, Fla., including affair (September 23) at Euchee Anna Court-House and action (September 27) at Marianna.

24, 1864.-Skirmish at Magnolia, Fla.

Oct. 5, 1864.-Lieutenant General William J. Hardee, C. S. Army, assumes command of the Department of South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida.

18, 1864.-Skirmish near Milton, Fla.

21, 1864.-Skirmish at Bryant's Plantation, Fla.

24, 1864.-Skirmish near Magnolia, Fla.

25-28, 1864.-Expedition up Blackwater Bay and skirmish (26th) at Milton, Fla.

JANUARY 1-NOVEMBER 13, 1864.-Operations in Charleston harbor and Vicinity, S. C.

SUMMARY OF THE PRINCIPAL EVENTS.

Feb. 2, 1864.-Destruction of blockade-runner Presto.

6-14, 1864.-Expedition to John's and James Islands and skirmishes (9th-11th) near Bugbee Bridge.

17, 1864.-Destruction of U. s. steamer Housatonic.

April 8, 1864.-Demonstration on James Island.

15, 1864.-Demonstration on Battery Island.

10, 1864.-Skirmish on Pine Island.

13, 1864.-Affair on James Island.

21-23, 1864.-Demonstration on James Island.

July 2, 1864.-Skirmish on James Island.

Skirmish near Secessionville.

3, 1864.-Assault on Fort Johnson and Battery Simkins.

Skirmish at King's Creek.

Skirmish on John's Island.

4-9, 1864.-Attack on Battery Pringle.

7, 1864.-Skirmish on John's Island.

9, 1864.-Action at Burden's Causeway, John's Island.

10, 1864.-Attack on Fort Johnson and Battery Simkins.

16, 1864.-Skirmish on James Island.

August 20, 1864.-Burning of Legareville.

Oct. 23, 1864.-Destruction of blockade-runner Flamingo.

REPORTS, ETC.*

Numbers 1.-Brigadier General John P. Hatch, U. S. Army, commanding Department of the South, of operations May 1-23.

Numbers 2.-Major General John G. Foster, U. S. Army, commanding Department of the South, of operations May 26-November 6.

Numbers 3.-Itinerary of military operations January 1-November 13.

Numbers 4.-Major John C. Gray, jr., Judge-Advocate, Department of the South, of investigation relative to assault on Fort Johnson and Battery Simkins.

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*The reports of Hatch, Foster, Clum, Beauregard, and Jones (Nos. 1, 2, 5, 28, and 29) and the Itinerary (Numbers 3) also include general operations in the respective departments. For naval reports of co-operative movements, see Annual Report of the Secretary of the Navy, December 5, 1864.

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