Sunday, August 4, 1861

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Army Events:

Operation: Big Sandy Region, WV August 1, 1861 - March 17, 1862
Operation: Fort Bliss, TX August 1861
Scout: Round Valley, CA August 3 - 12, 1861
Operation: Tennessee River July 1 - November 19, 1861

(Source: Compendium of the War of the Rebellion Vol. I, p. 660-991. Frederick H. Dyer.)


Naval Events:

Cutter from U.S.S. Thomas Freeborn, commanded by Lieutenant Eastman, captured schooner Pocahontas, loaded with wood, and sloop Mary Grey in Pohick Creek, Virginia.

(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.)





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