The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1971 - Confederate States of America - 1029 pages
Series I: Contains the formal reports, both Union and Confederate, of the first seizures of United States property in the Southern States, and of all military operations in the field, with the correspondence, orders, and returns relating specially thereto, and, as proposed is to be accompanied by an Atlas. In this series the reports will be arranged according to the campaigns and several theaters of operations (in the chronological order of the events), and the Union reports of any event will, as a rule, be immediately followed by the Confederate accounts. The correspondence, etc., not embraced in the "reports" proper will follow (first Union and next Confederate) in chronological order. Volume XIV. 1885. (Vol. 14, Chap. 26) Chapter XXVI - Operations on the coasts of South Carolina, Georgia, and Middle and East Florida. Apr 12, 1862-Jun 11, 1863.
SUMMARY OF THE PRINCIPAL EVENTS
Nov 2023 1862 Reconnaissance toward Van Buren and Fort Smith
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