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Operation: Big Sandy Region, WV August 1, 1861 - March 17, 1862 Skirmish: Hillsborough, KY October 8, 1861 Expedition to: Lexington, MO October 5 - 16, 1861 Operation: Tennessee River July 1 - November 19, 1861
Appointment: Alexander Peter Stewart, CSA, to Brigadier General Appointment: Lovell Harrison Rousseau, USA, to Major General Relieved of Command: Brigadier General Robert Anderson, USA, from command of the Department of the Cumberland, Kentucky, and Tennessee, due to his failing health, and apparent nervous breakdown. He never was to command again, retiring from the US Army in 1863. Appointment: Brigadier General William T. Sherman, USA, supersedes Brigadier General Robert Anderson, USA, in command of the Department of the Cumberland, Kentucky, and Tennessee.
(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.)