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Series 1 Volume XXX; Part 1, Operations in Kentucky, Southwest Virginia, Tennessee, Mississippi, North Alabama, and North Georgia.

Summary of Principal Events

Chapter XLII
Operations in Kentucky, Southwest Virginia, Tennessee, Mississippi, North Alabama, and North Georgia.
August 11 – October 19, 1863
Aug. 10-22, 1863. — Raid on the Mississippi Central Railroad from the Big Black River, Miss, to Memphis, Tenn., with skirmishes at Payne's lantation, near' Grenada, Miss. (18th); at Panola, Miss. (20th), and at the Coldwater, Miss. (21st).
10-26, 1863. — The Thirteenth Army Corps transferred from Vicksburg, Miss., to Carrollton, La.
12, 1863. — The First Division, Ninth Army Corps, arrives from Vicksburg, at Covington, Ky.
Skirmish at Big Black River Bridge, Miss.
12-23, 1863. — Expedition from Memphis, Tenn., to Grenada, Miss., with skirmishes at Craven's Plantation, Miss. (14th), and Grenada, Miss. (17th).
13, 1863. — Skirmish at Jacinto, Miss.
16, 1863. — Skirmish near Corinth, Miss.
16-20, 1863. — Expedition from Memphis, Tenn., to Hernando, Miss., with skirmish (17th) near Panola, Miss.
16-Sept. 22, 1863. — The Chickamauga Campaign.
Aug. 16-Oct. 19, 1863. — The East Tennessee Campaign.
19, 1863. — Skirmish at Weems' Springs, Tenn.
20-Sept. 2, 1863. — Expedition from Vicksburg, Miss., to Monroe, La. *
27, 1863. — Skirmish at Mount Pleasant, Miss.
Skirmish near Vicksburg, Miss.
Sept. 1- 7, 1863. — Expedition from Natchez, Miss., to Harrisonburg, La.
1-10, 1863. — Expeditions from Paducah, Ky., and Union City, Tenn., to Conyersville, Tenn., and skirmish September 5.
7, 1863. — Skirmish at Holly Springs, Miss.
Skirmish near Jacinto (or Glendale), Miss.
11, 1863. — Skirmish at Baldwin's Ferry, Big Black River, Miss.
11-16, 1863. — Expedition from Corinth, Miss., to Henderson, Tenn., with skirmishes at Clark's Creek Church (13th) and near Henderson (14th).
Expedition from La Grange to Toone's Station, Tenn., with skirmish (16th) at Montezuma.
13, 1863. — Maj. Gen. U. S. Grant, commanding Army of the Tennessee, ordered to send all his available forces to Corinth and Tuscumbia to support Major-General Rosecrans on the Tennessee River.
Skirmish at Paris, Tenn.
18, 1863. — Affair near Fort Donelson, Tenn.
19, 1863. — Skirmish at Como, Tenn.
19-25, 1863. — Expedition from Fort Pillow to Jackson, Tenn.
20-30, 1863. — Expedition from Paducah, Ky., to McLemoresville, Tenn.
22-30, 1863. — The First, Second, and Fourth Divisions of the Fifteenth Army Corps start en route from Vicksburg, Miss., to Chattanooga, Tenn.
23, 1863. — Skirmishes at Summertown and Lookout Mountain, Tenn.
23-26, 1863. — Skirmishes in front of Chattanooga, Tenn.
24-Oct. 3, 1863. — The Eleventh and Twelfth Army Corps transferred from the Army of the Potomac to the Army of the Cumberland.
26, 1863. — Skirmish near Winchester, Tenn.
Skirmish at Hunt's Mill, near Larkinsville, Ala.
27, 1863. — Skhirmish at Locke's Mill, near Moscow, Tenn.
27-Oct. 1, 1863. — Expedition from Messinger's Ford, Big Black River, to Yazoo City, Miss., with skirmishes at Brownsville (September 28) and Moore's Ford, near Benton (September 29).
Expedition from Corinth, Miss., into West Tennessee, with skirmish at Swallow Bluffs, Tenn. (September 30).
28, 1863. — Skirmish at Buell's Ford, Tenn.
29, 1863. — Skirmish at Friendship Church, Tenn.
30-Oct. 17, 1863. — Wheeler and Roddey's raid on Rosecrans' communications.
Oct. 2, 1863. — Skirmish near Chattanooga, Tenn.
3, 1863. — Skirmish at Forked Deer Creek, Miss.
Skirmish at Bear Creek, Tenn.
Oct. 4-17, 1863. — Chalmers' raid in West Tennessee and North Mississippi.
5, 1863. — The Second Division, Seventeenth Army Corps, starts en route from Memphis to Chattanooga, Tenn.
8, 1863. — Skirmish near Chattanooga, Tenn.
9, 1863. — Skirmish at Elk River, Tenn.
10, 1863. — Maj. Gen. Gordon Granger, U. S. Army, assumes command of the Fourth Army Corps, formed by the consolidation of the Twentieth and Twenty-first Army Corps.
Skirmish at Ingraham's Plantation, near Port Gibson, Miss.
10-11, 1863. — Expedition from Memphis, Tenn., to Hernando, Miss., with skirmish (11th) near Hernando.
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, toward Canton, Miss.
Expeditions from Natchez and Fort Adams, Miss., to Red 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 Maj. Gen. U. S. Grant assigned to the command. Maj. Gen. George H. Thomas ordered to command the Department of the Cumberland, vice Maj. Gen. W. S. Rosecrans, relieved.
17, 1863. — Skirmish near Island No. 10, Tenn.
18, 1863. — Maj. Gen. U. S. Grant, U. S. Army, assumes command of the Military Division of the Mississippi.
19, 1863. — Skirmish at Smith's Bridge, Miss;

See Series I, Vol XXVI, Part I, p. 248
† See Series I, Vol XXVI, Part I, p. 273
‡ For orders, correspondence, and reports relating to this movement, see Series I, Vol XXIX, Part I, p. 146


Title: The war of the rebellion: a compilation of the official records of the Union and Confederate armies.
Series 1Volume XXX; Part 1, Summary of Principal Events; Page 3 - 5
Chapter:XLII - Operations in Kentucky, Southwest Virginia, Tennessee, Mississippi, North Alabama, and North Georgia. August 11 - October 19, 1863.
Author: United States. War Dept., John Sheldon Moody, Calvin Duvall Cowles, Frederick Caryton Ainsworth, Robert N. Scott, Henry Martyn Lazelle, George Breckenridge Davis, Leslie J. Perry, Joseph William Kirkley
Published: Washington: Government Printing Office
Date: 1890