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Skirmish: Barry Section, MO August 14, 1862 Skirmish: Blue Stone, WV August 13 - 14, 1862 Expedition: California Column, CA April 13 - September 20, 1862 Expedition from: Camp Gamble, MO August 12 - 18, 1862 Skirmish: Crompton's Ferry, MO August 1862 Reconnaissance to: Cross Island, AL August 1862 Expedition to: Forsyth, MO August 14 - 17, 1862 Expedition: Fort Union, New Mexico Territory April 29 - November 25, 1862 Expedition from: Fort Walla Walla, Washington Territory August 10 - 22, 1862 Expedition from: Gamble Camp, MO August 12 - 18, 1862 Affair: Grande Ronde Prairie, Washington Territory August 14, 1862 Expedition to: Grande Ronde Prairie, Washington Territory August 10 - 22, 1862 Expedition from: Helena, AR August 4 - 17, 1862 Expedition to: Independence, MO August 12 - 14, 1862 Skirmish: LaBonti Creek, Indian Territory August 14, 1862 Skirmish: Lee's Ford, MO August 1862 Skirmish: Mount Pleasant, TN August 14, 1862 Expedition from: New Berne, NC August 14 - 15, 1862 Expedition to: Owen's River, CA June 11 - October 8, 1862 Expedition to: Ozark, MO August 14 - 17, 1862 Campaign: Peninsula, VA March 17 - September 2, 1862 Expedition to: Portland, OR June 16 - October 30, 1862 Reconnaissance to: Swansbore, NC August 14 - 15, 1862 Expedition from: Walla Walla, Washington Territory August 10 - 22, 1862
(Source: Compendium of the War of the Rebellion Vol. I, p. 660-991. Frederick H. Dyer.)
U.S.S. Pocahontas, commanded by Lieutenant George B. Balch, and steam tug Treaty, commanded by Acting Lieutenant Baxter, on an expedition up the Black River from Georgetown, South Carolina, exchanged fire with Confederate troops at close range along both banks of the river for a distance of 20 miles in an unsuccessful attempt to capture steamer Nina.(Source: Civil War Naval Chronology 1861-1865. pp. I:1-41; II:1-117; III:1-170; IV:1-152; V:1-134. 1971: Naval History Division, Navy Department.)
Federal Major General George B. McClellan, USA, begins to withdraw the Army of the Potomac from the Peninsula as ordered by Federal Major General Henry W. Halleck, USA.
Confederate Major General Edmund Kirby Smith, CSA, opens the Confederate invasion of central Kentucky from Knoxville, Tennessee.
(Source: A Concise Encyclopedia of the Civil War, p. 203-221. Henry E. Simmons 1965.)