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CHAPTER LIX.

OPERATIONS IN NORTH CAROLINA (FROM FEBRUARY 1), SOUTH CAROLINA, SOUTHERN GEORGIA, AND EAST FLORIDA.

January 1-June 30, 1865.

PART I.

SUMMARY OF THE PRINCIPAL EVENTS. *

Jan. 1-April 26, 1865. -The Campaign of the Carolinas.

17-20, 1865. -The Second Division, Nineteenth Army Corps, commanded by Bvt. Major General Cuvier Grover, arrives at Savannah, Ga.

February 2, 1865. -Skirmish on Saint John's River, Fla.

5, 1865. -Action at Braddock's Farm, near Welaka, Fla.

9, 1865. -General Robert E. Lee, C. S. Army, assumes command of the Confederate Armies.

Mar. 7-12, 1865. -Expedition from Jacksonville into Marion County, Fla., and skirmish.

19, 1865. -Skirmishes at Welaka and Saunders, Fla.

May 12, 1865. -Major General Oliver O. Howard, U. S. Army, assigned to duty as Commissioner of the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands.

Bvt. Major General Adelbert Ames, U. S. Army, assumes command of the Tenth Army Corps.

17-20, 1865. -Confederate troops in Florida surrender to Brigadier General Israel Vogdes, U. S. Army.

19, 1865. -Major General John A. Logan, U. S. Army, assigned to the command of the Army of the Tennessee.

Major General William B. Hazen, U. S. Army, assigned to the command of the Fifteenth Army Corps.

23, 1865. -Major General William B. Hazen, U. S. Army, assumes command of the Fifteenth Army Corps.

24, 1865. -Sherman's army reviewed in the City of Washington, D. C.

29, 1865. -The Army of the Tennessee and the Army of Georgia (except troops belonging to the East) ordered to Louisville, Ky.

June 17, 1865. -The Army of Georgia (General Slocum) discontinued and all Western troops belonging thereto transferred to the Army of the Tennessee.

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*Of some of the minor conflicts noted in this Summary no circumstantial reports are on file.

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