Friday, October 18, 1861

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Army Events:

Operation: Big Sandy Region, WV August 1, 1861 - March 17, 1862
Operations: Fredericktown, MO October 12 - 25, 1861
Skirmish: Fredericktown, MO October 18, 1861
Operation: Ironton, MO October 12 - 25, 1861
Reconnaissance on: Mississippi River October 12 - 18, 1861
Reconnaissance to: Occoquan River, VA October 18, 1861
Skirmish: Rockcastle Hills, KY October 18, 1861
Operation: Tennessee River July 1 - November 19, 1861
Skirmish: Warrensburg, MO October 18, 1861



Appointment: Lloyd Tilghman, CSA, to Brigadier General
Appointment: Major General Mansfield Lovell, CSA, supersedes Major General David Twiggs, CSA, in command of Department No. 1, consisting of Louisiana and Texas

(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. Gemsbok, commanded by Acting-Master Cavendy, captured brig Ariel off Wilmington with cargo of salt.

(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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