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Page 2 OPERATIONS IN MD., N. VA., AND W. VA. Chapter XIV.

August 28-30, 1861.-Skirmishes near Balley's Corners (or Cross-Roads), Va.

31, 1861.-Skirmish at Munson's Hill, or Little River Turnpike, Va.

September 1, 1861.-Skirmish at Blue Creek, W. Va.

Skirmish at Boone Court-House, W. Va.

Skirmish at Burlington, W. Va.

2, 1861.-Skirmish near the Hawk's Nest, W. Va.

Skirmish at Worthington, W. Va.

Skirmish at Beller's Mill, near Harper's Ferry, W. Va.

4, 1861.-Skirmish at Great Falls, Md.

6, 1861.-Skirmish at Rowell's Run, W. Va.

9, 1861.-Skirmish at Shepherdstown, W. Va.

10, 1861.-Engagement at Carnifix Ferry, W. Va.

Skirmish near Lewinsville, Va.

11, 1861.-Reconnaissance from Chain Bridge to Lewinsville, Va., and action at that place.

11-17, 1861.-Operations in Cheat Mountain, West Virginia,. including actions and skirmishes at Cheat Mountain Pass, Cheat Summit, Point Mountain.

Turnpike, and Elk Water.

12, 1861.-Skirmish at Petersburg, W. Va.

Skirmish near Peytona, W. Va.

12-17, 1861.-Arrest of members of the Maryland Legislature and other citizens of that State.

15, 1861.-Skirmish at Pritchard's Mill, Va., near Antietam Ford, Md.

16, 1861.-Skirmish opposite Seneca Creek, Md.

Action at Princeton, W. Va.

Skirmish at Magruder's Ferry, Va.

18, 1861.-Skirmish near Berlin, Md.

19, 1861.-Department of Western Virginia constituted.

20, 1861.-Skirmish opposite Seneca Creek, Md.

21, 1861.-General Robert E. Lee, C. S. Army, in immediate command of forces in the valley of the Kanawha.

23, 1861.-Skirmish at Cassvile, W. Va.

23-25, 1861.-Descent upon Romney, W. Va., including affairs at Mechanicsburg Gap and Hanging Rock Pass.

24, 1861.-Skirmish at Point of Rocks, Md.

25, 1861.-Engagement at Freestone Point, Va.

Reconnaissance to and skirmish near Lewinsville, Va.

Action at Kanawha Gap, near Chapmanville, W. Va.

Brigadier General Henry A. Wise, C. S. Army, relieved from command is West Virginia.

Major General Gustavus W. Smith, C. S. Army, assigned to command of Second Corps, Army of the Potomac.

28, 1861.-Affair near Vanderburgh's house, Munson's Hill, Va.

29, 1861.-Skirmish at Berlin, Md.

October 1, 1861.-Confederate Council of War at Centreville, Va.

2, 1861.-Skirmish at Springfield Station, Va.

3, 1861.-Engagement at Greenbrier River, W. Va.

Expedition to Pohickm Church, Va.

Skirmish at Springfield Station, Va.

4, 1861.-Skirmish near Edwards Ferry, Md.

11, 1861.-Brigadier General William S. Rosecrans, U. S. Army,. assumes command of the Department of Western


Skirmish at Harper's Ferry, W. Va.

13, 1861.-Skirmish at Cotton Hill, W. Va.

15, 1861.-Skirmish on Little River Turnpike, Va.

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