Sunday, October 13, 1861

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Army Events:

Skirmish: Beckwith Farm, MO October 13, 1861
Operation: Big Sandy Region, WV August 1, 1861 - March 17, 1862
Skirmish: Bird's Point, MO October 13, 1861
Skirmish: Clintonville, MO October 13, 1861
Skirmish: Cotton Hill, WV October 13, 1861
Action: Dutch Hollow, MO October 13, 1861
Operation: Fort Inge, TX October 11 - 16, 1861
Operations: Fredericktown, MO October 12 - 25, 1861
Action: Henrytown, MO October 13, 1861
Operation: Ironton, MO October 12 - 25, 1861
Expedition to: Lexington, MO October 5 - 16, 1861
Reconnaissance on: Mississippi River October 12 - 18, 1861
Action: Monday Hollow, MO October 13, 1861
Action: Noonday Hollow, MO October 13, 1861
Skirmish: Pomme de Terre, MO October 12 - 13, 1861
Operation: Tennessee River July 1 - November 19, 1861
Action: Wet Glaize, MO October 13, 1861



Appointment: Brigadier General Thomas Williams, USA, supersedes Brigadier General Joseph K. F. Mansfield, USA, in command at Hatteras Inlet, North Carolina

(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:

U.S.S. Keystone State, under Commander Gustavus H. Scott, captured Confederate steamer Salvor near the Tortugas Islands with cargo of coffee, cigars, and munitions.

(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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