Friday, August 9, 1861

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Army Events:

Expedition to: Benton, MO August 7 - 10, 1861
Operation: Big Sandy Region, WV August 1, 1861 - March 17, 1862
Expedition to: Commerce, MO August 7 - 10, 1861
Operation: Fort Bliss, TX August 1861
Attack: Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory August 8 - 9, 1861
Expedition to: Hamburg, MO August 7 - 12, 1861
Expedition to: Price's Landing, MO August 7 - 10, 1861
Scout: Round Valley, CA August 3 - 12, 1861
Operation: Tennessee River July 1 - November 19, 1861



Appointment: Daniel Ruggles, CSA, to Brigadier General
Appointment: Isaac Ridgeway Trimble, CSA, to Brigadier General
Appointment: Louis Ludwig Blenker, USA, to Brigadier General
Appointment: John Henry Martindale, USA, to Brigadier General
Appointment: George Webb Morrell, USA, to Brigadier General
Appointment: Israel Bush Richardson, USA, to Brigadier General
Appointment: Henry Warner Slocum, USA, to Brigadier General
Appointment: James Samuel Wadsworth, USA, to Brigadier General

(Source: Compendium of the War of the Rebellion Vol. I, p. 660-991. Frederick H. Dyer; The Chronological Tracking Of The American Civil War Per The Offical Records Of The War of the Rebellion pp. 1-336. Ronald A. Mosocco.)


Naval Events:

Confederate privateer York captured schooner George G. Baker.

York was set afire off Cape Hatteras by her crew to prevent capture by Union.

U.S.S. Union, under Commander J. R. Goldsborough, recaptured George G. Baker.

(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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