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Skirmish: Bealeton Station, VA March 17, 1863 Expedition to: Black Bayou, MS March 14 - 27, 1863 Skirmish: Bloomfield, MO March 1863 Expedition to: Deer Creek, MS March 14 - 27, 1863 Operation: Eastern Shore, VA August 20 - June 3, 1863 Operation: Fort Pemberton, MS March 13 - April 5, 1863 Action: Franklin, VA March 17, 1863 Operation: Gloucester Peninsula, VA August 20, 1862 - June 4, 1863 Operation: Greenwood, MS March 13 - April 5, 1863 Expedition from: Helena, AR February 24 - April 8, 1863 Affair: Herndon Station, VA March 17, 1863 Scout: Jackson, TN March 16 - 18, 1863 Operation: Jasper County, MO March 5 - 19, 1863 Engagement: Kelly's Ford, VA March 17, 1863 Expedition to: Muddy Bayou, MS March 14 - 27, 1863 Expedition to: Perryville, TN March 12 - 20, 1863 Operation: Port Hudson, LA March 7 - 27, 1863 Expedition to: Rio Grande, TX March 2 - 30, 1863 Expedition to: Rolling Fork, MS March 14 - 27, 1863 Expedition: Steele's Bayou, MS March 14 - 27, 1863 Expedition to: Trenton, TN March 16 - 18, 1863 Operation: Vicksburg, MS January 20 - July 4, 1863 Expedition to: Yazoo Pass, MS February 24 - April 8, 1863 Expedition from: Young's Point, LA March 14 - 27, 1863
Appointment: Carl Schurz, USA, to Major General Appointment: Julius Stahel, USA, to Major General Appointment: Major General Ambrose E. Burnside, USA, assumes command of the 9th Army Corps, Federal Army of the Potomac, currently positioned at Suffolk, Virginia Death: Confederate Major John Pelham, CSA, the "Gallant Pelham" as General Robert E. Lee called him after his actions during the Battle of Fredericksburg, is killed as he watched, but did not participate in, the Battle of Kelly's Ford, Virginia
(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.)
The Battle of Kelly's Ford, Virginia. (VA029) (Cavalry Operations along the Rappahannock [March 1863]).
Union Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's Yazoo River Canal expedition is blocked at the Confederate's Fort Pemberton.
(Source: Civil War Sites Advisory Commission Report: Battle Summaries. National Park Service. In The Civil War Battlefield Guide, 2nd ed., 1998. Edited by Frances H. Kennedy; A Concise Encyclopedia of the Civil War, p. 203-221. Henry E. Simmons 1965.)