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VOLUME XXXVI–IN THREE PARTS.
Operations in Southeastern Virginia and North Carolina. May 1-June 12, 1864.
Part II-Reports, Union and Confederate Correspondence, etc..
Operations in Kentucky, Southwest Virginia, Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, and North Georgia
Part II-Union and Confederate Correspondence, etc
VOLUME XLII-IN THREE PARTS.
OPERATIONS IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA, WEST VIR-
SUMMARY OF THE PRINCIPAL EVENTS.†
4, 1864.-Action at New Creek, W. Va.
Skirmish at Antietam Ford, Md.
5, 1864.—Skirmishes at Williamsport and Hagerstown, Md.
Skirmish at Keedysville, Md.
7, 1864.—The Middle Military Division (consisting of the Middle Depart-
ment and the Departments of Washington, of the Susquehanna,
and of West Virginia) constituted, and Maj. Gen. Philip H.
Sheridan, U. S. Army, assigned to the temporary command.
7, 1864.-Engagement at Oldfields, near Moorefield, W. Va.
7-Nov. 28, 1864.-The Shenandoah Valley Campaign.
8, 1864.-Skirmish at Fairfax Station, Va.
9-Oct. 14, 1864.-Mosby's operations.
19, 1864.—Skirmish at Franklin, W. Va.
20, 1864.—Skirmish at Bulltown, W. Va.
21, 1864. Skirmish in Loudoun County, Va.
22, 1864.-Affair at Cove Point, Md.
24, 1864.-Skirmish at Annandale, Va.
Affair at Huttonsville, W. Va.
27, 1864.-Skirmish at Nutter's Hill, W. Va.
30, 1864.-Bvt. Maj. Gen. George Crook, U. S. Army, assigned to command
14, 1864. Skirmish near Centerville, W. Va.
17-28, 1864.-Witcher's expedition into West Virginia, including skirmishes at
19, 1864.-Skirmish at Culpeper, Va.
21, 1864.—Maj. Gen. Philip H. Sheridan, U. S. Army, assigned to permanent
23-Oct. 1, 1864.-Nounnan's expedition into the Kanawha Valley, W. Va.,
4, 1864.-Skirmish at Salem, Va.‡
7-11, 1864.-Operations in Montgomery County, Md.
9, 1864.-Skirmish near Piedmont, Va.
10, 1864.-Skirmish near Rectortown, Va.
11, 1864.—Skirmish near White Plains, Va.
*For references in General Grant's final report to operations in the section of
Of some of the minor conflicts noted in this Summary no circumstantial reports
11, 1864. Skirmish near Petersburg, W. Va.
14, 1864.-Skirmish at Adamstown, Md.
26, 1864.-Skirmish at Winfield, W. Va.
28-29, 1864.-Operations about Snicker's Gap (28th) and skirmish (29th) at Upperville, Va.
29, 1864.-Action at Beverly, W. Va.
1, 1864.-Affair at Green Spring Run, W. Va.
5-12, 1864.-Witcher's operations in the Kanawha Valley, W. Va., including the capture of U. S. steamers Barnum and Fawn on the Big Sandy River.
6-8, 1864.-Expedition from New Creek to Moorefield, W. Va., and skirmish. 11, 1864.-Skirmish at Manassas Junction, Va.
26, 1864.-Skirmish at Fairfax Station, Va.
27-28, 1864.—Skirmishes at Moorefield (27th and 28th), affair at New Creek (28th), and skirmish (28th) at Piedmont, W. Va.
28, 1864.-Skirmish at Goresville, Va.
28-Dec. 2, 1864.—Expedition from Kernstown to Moorefield, &c., W. Va.
29, 1864.-Skirmish at Charlestown, W. Va.
30, 1864.-Skirmish at Snicker's Gap, Va.
Skirmish at Kabletown, W. Va.
1, 1864.—The designation of the Department of the Susquehanna changed to the Department of Pennsylvania.
19-22, 1864.-Expedition from Kernstown to Lacey's Springs, Va., and action at Lacey's Springs (21st).
19-28, 1864.-Expedition from Winchester to near Gordonsville, Va., including skirmishes at Madison Court-House (21st), at Liberty Mills
(22d), and near Gordonsville (23d).
24, 1864.-Skirmish at Taylortown, Va.
26-27, 1864.-Scout from Fairfax Court-House to Hopewell Gap, Va.
August 4 and 7, 1864.-Action at New Creek (4th) and engagement hear
Moorefield (7th), W. Va.
No. 1.-Bvt. Maj. Gen. Benjamin F. Kelley, U. S. Army, commanding U. S. Forces west of Sleepy Creek.
No. 2.-Brig. Gen. Bradley T. Johnson, C. S. Army.
Report of Bet. Maj. Gen. Benjamin F. Kelley, U. S. Army, commanding U. S. Forces west of Sleepy Creek.
Cumberland, Md., September 17, 1864.t On the 4th [August] the command that attacked Cumberland attacked the forces at New Creek, composed of the One hundred and fiftyfourth Ohio National Guard, two companies of the Sixth West Virginia Infantry, one company Second Maryland Potomac Home Brigade, mounted, one section First Illinois Light Artillery, Battery H, First West Virginia Light Artillery, manning the fort, the whole commanded * See also report of Brig. Gen. William W. Averell (p. 493) and General R. E. Lee's dispatch (p. 551).
For portion of report here omitted, see Vol. XXVII, Part 1, p. 188.