OPERATIONS IN NORTH CAROLINA, VIRGINIA, WEST VIRGINIA, MARYLAND, AND PENNSYLVANIA.

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The year that made a wreck of Virginia.

https://ehistory.osu.edu/books/official-records/048/0001

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August 4-December 31, 1863.

SUMMARY OF THE PRINCIPAL EVENTS.*

August 4, 1863.-Skirmish at Brandy Station, Va.

Skirmish near Amissville, Va.

Expedition to Fairfax Court-House, Va.

Skirmish at Burlington, W. Va.

4-7, 1863.-Army and naval reconnaissance on James River, Va., and engagement (6th).

5, 1863.-Skirmish at Little Washington, Va.

Skirmish at Muddy Run, Va.

5-12, 1863.-Expedition from Kempsville, Va., into Currituck and Camden Counties, N. C.

5-31, 1863.-Averell's raid in West Virginia.

6, 1863.-Skirmish at Cacapon Mountain, W. Va.

Capture and recapture of sutlers' wagons near Fairfax Court-House, Va.

7, 1863.-Affair at Burke's Station, Va.

8, 1863.-Skirmish at Waterford, Va.

9, 1863.-Skirmish Brandy Station, Va.

Skirmish near Welford's Ford, Va.

10, 1863.-Bvt. Brigadier General William W. Morris, U. S. Army, temporarily in command of the Middle Department and Eighth Army Corps.

11, 1863.-Capture of Union wagon train near Annandale, Va.

11-19, 1863.-Expedition from Portsmouth, Va., to Edenton, N. C., and skirmishes.

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August 14, 1863.-Major General John J. Peck, U. S. Army, assumes command of the Eighteenth Army Corps.

Skirmish at Washington, N. C.

Scout in the Bull Run Mountains, Va.

Capture of Vine-Tree Signal Station, Va.

Scout to Winchester, Va.

15, 1863.-Skirmish at Hartwood Church, Va.

Skirmish at Beverly Ford, Va.

15-19, 1863.-Scout from Centerville to Aldie, Va.

16, 1863.-Major General Gouverneur K. Warren, U. S. Army, supersedes Brigadier General William Hays, in command of the Second Army Corps.

Skirmish at Falls Church, Va.

18, 1863.-Skirmish at Bristoe Station, Va.

Skirmish near Pasquotank, N. C.

21, 1863.-Major General John G. Foster, U. S. Army, resumes command of the Eighteenth Army Corps.

Skirmish near Glenville, W. Va.

22, 1863.-Skirmish at Stafford Court-House, Va.

23, 1863.-Capture of U. S. gunboats Satellite and Reliance.

Capture of blockade-runner Hebe by U. S. Navy.

24, 1863.-Skirmish near King George Court-House, Va.

Skirmish at Coyle's Tavern, near Fairfax Court- House, Va.

Scout to Barbee's Cross-Roads, Va.

24-Sept. 30, 1863.-Mosby's operations in Virginia.

25, 1863.-Skirmish at Hartwood Church, Va.

Skirmish near Lamb's Ferry, Chickahominy River, Va.

26, 1863.-Skirmish near Moorefield, W. Va.

26-28, 1863.-Skirmishes near Sutton (26th), on Elk Run (27th), and near Glenville (27th), W. Va.

26-29, 1863.-Expedition from Williamsburg to Bottom's Bridge, Va., and skirmishes.

27, 1863.-Skirmish at Ball's Mill, W. Va.

Skirmish at Little Washington, Va.

Skirmish at Weaverville, Va.
 
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27-Sept. 2, 1863.-Cavalry operations in Virginia.

30-Sept. 2, 1863.-Expeditions to Leesburg, Va.

31, 1863.-Major General Robert C. Schenck, U. S. Army, resumes command of the Middle Department and Eighth Army Corps.

Brigadier General Alpheus S. Williams, U. S. Army, temporarily in command of the Twelfth Army Corps.

Sept. 1, 1863.-Skirmish at Corbin's Cross-Roads, Va.

Skirmish at Lamb's Creek Church, near Port Conway, Va.

Skirmish at Leesburg, Va.

2, 1863.-Expedition against and destruction of gunboats Satellite and Reliance at Port Conway, Va.

Skirmish near Oak Shade, Va.

2-23, 1863.-Expeditions from Martinsburg, W. Va., including affairs (15th and 19th) at Smithfield, W. Va., and Strasburg, Va.

4, 1863.-Skirmish at Moorefield, W. Va.

Skirmish at Petersburg Gap. W. Va.

-, 1863.-Attempt to capture Brigadier General Joseph J. Bartlett, U. S. Army.

6, 1863.-Skirmish at Carter's Run, Va.

Skirmish at Petersburg, W. Va.

Sept. 7, 1863.-Skirmish at Bath, W. Va.

8, 1863.-Skirmish at Beech, Fork, Calhoun County, W. Va.

Skirmish at Brandy Station, Va.

Skirmish at Sutton, W. Va.

9, 1863.-The First Army Corps (Longstreet's) detachment from the Army of Northern Virginia.

10-11, 1863.-Scout to Middleburg, Va.

11, 1863.-Affair at Moorefield, W. Va.

11-13, 1863.-Scout from Camp Piatt (Fayetteville), W. Va.

12, 1863.-Skirmish at South Mills, N. C.

Skirmish at White Plains, Va.

Skirmish in Roane County, W. Va.

Skirmish near Bristoe Station, Va.

12-16, 1863.-Scout from Harper's Ferry, W. Va., into Loudon County, and skirmish (14th) near Leesburg, Va.

13, 1863.-Major General Henry W. Slocum, U. S. Army, resumes command of the Twelfth Army Corps.

13-17, 1863.-Advance of the Union forces from the Rappahannock to the Rapidan.

-, 1863.-Confederate scout in West Virginia.

14, 1863.-Skirmish at Cheat Mountain Pass, W. Va.

Skirmish in Smyth Country, Va.

14-17, 1863.-Reconnaissance to the Blackwater River, N. C.

15, 1863.-Affair near Kempsville, Va.

15-19, 1863.-Expedition from Great Bridge, Va., to Indiantown, N. C.

16, 1863.-Skirmish at Smithfield, W. Va.

18, 1863.-Skirmish at Crooked Run, Va.

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18-23, 1863.-Capture of schooners near Eastville, Va.

19, 1863.-Skirmish at Raccoon Ford, Va.

20, 1863.-Affair on Shaver Mountain, W. Va.

21, 1863.-Affair at Moorefield, W. Va.

Skirmish at Fisher's Hill, Va.

21-23, 1863.-Reconnaissance across the Rapidan River, Va.

21-25, 1863.-Operations about Princess Anne Court-House, Va.

21-26, 1863.-Scout from Harper's Ferry, W. Va., into Loudoun Valley, Va., and skirmish (25th) near Upperville, Va.

22, 1863.-Skirmish between Centerville and Warrenton, Va.

Skirmish at Rockville, Md.

23, 1863.-Major General George E. Pickett, C. S. Army, assigned to command of the Department of North Carolina.

24, 1863.-Major General Joseph Hooker, U. S. Army, assigned to command of the Eleventh and Twelfth Army Corps.

Skirmish at Bristoe Station, Va.

Skirmish at Greenbrier Bridge, W. Va.

24-Oct. 3, 1863.-Transfer of the Eleventh and Twelfth Army Corps from the Army of the Potomac to the Army of the Cumberland.

25, 1863.-Capture of Confederate steamer near White River, W. Va. Skirmish at Seneca Trace Crossing, Cheat River, W. Va.

26, 1863.-Major General W. H. C. Whiting, C. S. Army, assigned to the separate command of the District of the Cape Fear and the Defenses of Wilmington.

Skirmish at Richard's Ford, Va.

27-28, 1863.-Scout on Hazel Run, Va.

Sept. 30, 1863.-Skirmish at Neersville, Va.

Skirmish at Woodville, Va.

Destruction of Confederate salt-works on Back Bay, Va.
 

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