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Series 1 Volume XLIV; Part 1, Operations in South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida. November 14-December 31, 1864

Summary of Principal Events



 
 
Chapter LVI
Operations in South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida.
November 14-December 31, 1864
 
 
Nov 15 - Dec 21, 1864. - The Savannah (Georgia) Campaign.
16-17, 1864. - Expedition from Barrancas to Pine Barren Bridge Fla.
29, 1864. - Skirmish near Boyd’s Landing, S. C.
30, 1864. - Engagement at Honey Hill, near Grahamville, S. C. [*]
Dec. 6-9, 1864. - Demonstrations against the Charleston and Savannah Railroad, S. C.
13-19, 1864. - Expedition from Barrancas, Fla to Pollard, Ala, and Skirmishes.
20, 1864. - Skirmish near the Pocotaligo Road, S. C.
 
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November 15 – December 21 – The Savannah (Georgia) Campaign.
 
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Nov. 15, 1864 - Sherman's army starts from Atlanta.
  Skirmish at Jonesboro.
  Skirmish near East Point.
 Skirmish near Rough and Ready and Stockbridge.
16, 1864 - Action at Lovejoy's station.
 Skirmish at Bear Creek Station.
 Skirmish in Cotton River Bridge.
17, 1864 - Affair at Towaliga Bridge.
19, 1864 - Skirmish at Buck Head Station.
20, 1864 - Skirmish near Clinton.
 Skirmish in Walnut Creek.
 Skirmish at East Macon.
 Skirmish in Griswoldville.
21, 1864 - Skirmish in Griswoldville.
  Skirmish near Macon.
  Skirmish at Gordon.
  Skirmish near Eatonton.
21 -- 23, 1864 - Skirmish is at Clinton.
22, 1864 - Engagement in Griswoldville.
23, 1864 - Skirmish near Milledgeville.
23 -- 25, 1864 - Skirmish at Balls Ferry and the Georgia Central Railroad Bridge, Oconee River.
25, 1864 - Skirmish near Sandersonville.
26, 1864 - Skirmish in Sandersonville.
27, 1864 - Skirmish at Sylvan Grove.
27 -- 28, 1864 - Action at Waynesborough.
28, 1864 - Skirmish near Davisborough.
 Skirmish near Waynesborough.
  Skirmish at Buck Head Church.
 Engagement at Buck Head Creek, or Reynolds’ Plantation.
29, 1864 - Skirmish near Louisville.
30, 1864 - Skirmish at Louisville.
Dec. 1, 1864 - Skirmish at Millen’s (or Shady) Grove.
Dec. 2, 1864 - Skirmish in Rocky Creek Church.
 Skirmish at Buck Head Creek.
Dec. 3, 1864 - Skirmish at Thomas’ Station.
Dec. 4, 1864 - Engagement at Waynesboro.
 Skirmish near Statesboro.
 Skirmish at Station No. 5, Georgia Central railroad.
 Skirmish at the Little Ogeechee River.
 Skirmish near Lumpkin’s Station.
Dec. 5, 1864 - Skirmish at the Little Ogeechee River.
 Skirmish in Jenks' Bridge, Ogeechee River.
 Skirmish at Buck Creek.
 Skirmish at Cypress Swamp, near Sister’s Ferry.
Dec. 8, 1864 - Skirmish at the Ebenezer Creek.
 Skirmish near Brian Court House.
Dec. 9, 1864 - Skirmish at Ogeechee Canal.
 Skirmish between Eden and Pooler Stations.
 Skirmish at Cuyler’s Plantation.
 Skirmish at Monteith Swamp.
Dec. 10, 1864 - Skirmish near Springfield.
 Skirmish near Savannah.
 Capture of C. S. Steamer Ida.
Dec. 11 -- 12, 1864 - Investment of Savannah.
Dec. 12, 1864 - Communication established between Gen. Sherman's army and the South Atlantic Blockading Squadron, under rear Adm. Dahlgren.
 Capture of C. S. Steamer Resolute.
Dec. 13, 1864 - Engagement near Fort McAllister.
Dec. 14 -- 21, 1864 - Naval attack on Forts Rosedew and Beaulieu, Vernon River.
Dec. 16, 1864 - Skirmish at Hinesville.

For mention of this skirmish, see report of engagement at Honey Hill, pp. 422, 436
R. R. —Vol. XLIV

 

 
Title: The war of the rebellion: a compilation of the official records of the Union and Confederate armies.
Series 1Volume XLIV; Part 1, Summary of Principal Events; Page 1-2
Chapter:LVI - Operations in South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida. November 14-December 31, 1864
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: 1893